> On 11/24/2010 05:31 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> I am looking for a sponsor for my package "pdkindle". Please note that I
>> am not currently a subscriber to the debian-mentors mailing list.
> and please, do not CC me, I read the list :)
>> * Package name : pdkindle
>> Version : 1.1.0-1
>> Upstream Author : Joseph Patterson<email@example.com>
>> * URL :
> This field is generally for the upstream URL where the source was
I am unwilling to pay for a fixed IP address so that my upstream source
IP is subject to change at the whim of comcast. I concur that sourceforce
might be a reasonable alternative (as noted below).
>> * License : GPL
>> Section : text
>> It builds these binary packages:
>> pdkindle - Public Domain reading program for plain text books
> Although I have not researched this, I am sure that Amazon has
> trademarked the word Kindle, so I'm not sure pdkindle would be a
> generally acceptable name without causing a ruckus at some point.
Perhaps renaming to "readaloud" might be a more benign package name.
>> My motivation for maintaining this package is: I first created it in
>> and continue to like it.
> Ah, you are upstream :) I would suggest at least a minimal site for
> upstream source tracking where new version tarballs can be found. The
> debian/watch file is used by uscan to look for new versions on the
> upstream site. It could be as simple as a github, bitbucket, or
> sourceforge page.
> I have not had any further look at the package, since these were my
> first couple reactions to your note.
> Kind regards,