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Re: RFS: discount - Implementation of Markdown markup language in C

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 11:25 AM, Alessandro Ghedini <al3xbio@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear mentors,
> I am looking for a sponsor for my package "discount".
> * Package name    : discount
>  Version         : 2.0.4-1
>  Upstream Author : David Parsons <orc@pell.chi.il.us>
> * URL             : http://www.pell.portland.or.us/~orc/Code/discount/
> * License         : BSD-4-clause
>  Section         : text
> It builds these binary packages:
> discount   - Implementation of Markdown markup language in C
> libmarkdown2-dev - Implementation of Markdown markup language in C (development files)
> libmarkdown2 - Implementation of Markdown markup language in C (library)
> The package appears to be lintian clean.
> The upload would fix these bugs: 608709 (ITP)
> My motivation for maintaining this package is: Currently there are many
> libraries in Debian for different languages (Perl, Ruby, PHP, Lua, ...) that
> provide support for markdown, none of them are for C. Also, I am one of
> the users of discount (the executables) and I would be happy to see this
> in Debian.
> The package can be found on mentors.debian.net:
> - URL: http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/d/discount
> - Source repository: deb-src http://mentors.debian.net/debian unstable main contrib non-free
> - dget http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/d/discount/discount_2.0.4-1.dsc
> or:
> - http://git.debian.org/?p=collab-maint/discount.git;a=summary
> - git clone git://git.debian.org/collab-maint/discount.git
> I would be glad if someone uploaded this package for me.
> Kind regards
>  Alessandro Ghedini
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I'm not a DD, but I checked it out anyway.

Looks like it's mostly in order. I'm not good with libraries, so I
can't give a "full" review,
but it looks pretty darn clean. DEP5 and DEP3 are being used, quilt is
nice, no lintian
errors up to P, E, and I.

I'm having a tough time picking anything out. Perhaps someone with more library
experience then myself could review it.

Well done, keep up the great work!

P.S. I use discount on a daily basis, thanks for maintaining this!

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