Re: RFS: xsublim
this has been updated without changing the version
On 2010-07-21 23:30, Markus Schulz wrote:
> Dear mentors,
> I am looking for a sponsor for my package "xsublim".
> * Package name : xsublim
> Version : 2.0.1-1
> Upstream Author : Markus Schulz
> * URL : https://code.launchpad.net/xsublim
> * License : GPL and others
> Section : games
> It builds these binary packages:
> xsublim - xsublim
> My motivation for maintaining this package is:
> xsublim - Display "subliminal" messages on your screen, by default it
> shows positive affirmations.
> I was looking for a subliminal messages packages for Linux, but was not
> able to find one in Ubuntu 10.04 or on the Internet - only some for MS
> Windows; but I don't wanted to use Wine with something like this.
> However I found some old man file for xsublim, but not the program or
> source code. I contacted the original author from 2000 and ask him for
> the source so I could make a package for Ubuntu. He told me it was part
> of xscreensaver 5.06 and it was removed in 2005 for unknown reasons to me.
> I extracted xsublim from xscreensaver and changed all negative messages
> to positive messages. Than I started adding some features to make it
> work better standalone and put it in a PPA... now I would like to start
> the process of getting it in the repository. The Ubuntu documentation
> suggest to get it in Debian... this is all new so I hope you can mentor
> me, thank you.
> The package can be found on mentors.debian.net:
> - URL: http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/x/xsublim
> - Source repository: deb-src http://mentors.debian.net/debian unstable
> main contrib non-free
> - dget
> I would be glad if someone uploaded this package for me.
> Best Regards,
> Markus Schulz