Re: RFS: disco
On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 11:07 AM, Ville Tuulos <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi Janos,
> On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 5:25 PM, Janos Guljas <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Dear mentors,
>> I am looking for a sponsor for my package "disco".
>> * Package name : disco
>> Version : 0.3.2-1
>> Upstream Author : Ville Tuulos <email@example.com>
>> * URL : http://github.com/tuulos/disco/downloads
>> * License : GPL-2+
>> Section : admin
>> It builds these binary packages:
>> disco-doc - A distributed computing framework - documentation
>> disco-master - A distributed computing framework - master
>> disco-node - A distributed computing framework - node
>> python-disco - A distributed computing framework - client python module
>> python-discodb - An efficient, immutable, persistent mapping object Disco
>> python-discodex - Distributed indices for Disco
>> The package appears to be lintian clean.
>> The upload would fix these bugs: 535891
>> This is an interesting alternative to Apache hadoop Map/Reduce that is
>> actively developing.
>> I would really like to read a review if there is something that could
>> be done better.
>> Previous RFS mail: http://lists.debian.org/debian-mentors/2010/10/msg00119.html
>> The package can be found on mentors.debian.net:
>> - URL: http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/d/disco
>> - Source repository: deb-src http://mentors.debian.net/debian unstable
>> main contrib non-free
>> - dget http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/d/disco/disco_0.3.2-1.dsc
>> I would be glad if someone uploaded this package for me.
>> Kind regards
>> Janos Guljas
> I am happy to provide you any help you might need with the packages! I
> apologize in advance if my response times are slow occasionally - feel
> free to keep bugging me (:
A huge help would be a testing this packages and sending me bugs or
suggestions about them.
> Btw, license is revised BSD, not GPL-2+. Also, I don't know what's the
> Debian policy regarding the Upstream Author but technically the
> copyright is owned by Nokia Corporation as I am employed by them.
Sorry for a confusion about licence. In debian/copyright stands:
Copyright: 2008, Nokia Corporation.
> Also, a HUGE thanks to all Debian devs who might be reading this! I
> have been using Debian exclusively for more than 10 years, and all our
> servers run Debian. I am more than happy to contribute back to the
> project (even sponsoring Debconf maybe) if possible.