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Re: RFS: obdgpslogger [ITP #580176] [updated version]



Ooops, correction; I listed my work email, not my personal one. I've
corrected it in the forward below, but it should be:
Gary Briggs <chunky@icculus.org>

Thanks,
Gary

On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 03:51:38PM -0400, Gary Briggs wrote:
> Dear mentors,
> 
> A while ago I was working on packaging my pet project, obdgpslogger, for
> Debian. David Paleino generously uploaded it for me, but it failed the
> FTP masters due to a PDF without source code. [PDFs are now all gone]
> 
> That was around the time Squeeze was in crunch, so I took a break from
> my work on packaging in order to fix bugs and put in some major new
> features.
> 
> I'm now back, and again looking for a sponsor for my updated package:
> 
> * Package name    : obdgpslogger
>   Version         : 0.16-1
>   Upstream Author : Myself [Gary Briggs <chunky@icculus.org>]
> * URL             : http://icculus.org/obdgpslogger/
> * License         : GPLv2+
>   Section         : science
> 
> It builds these binary packages:
> obdgpslogger - Suite of tools to log OBDII and GPS data
> 
> The package appears to be lintian-clean:
> chunky@chunksid:~/src/deb$ lintian --version
> Lintian v2.5.0
> chunky@chunksid:~/src/deb$ lintian -IE --pedantic \
>    obdgpslogger_0.16-1.dsc obdgpslogger_0.16-1_amd64.deb
> chunky@chunksid:~/src/deb$
> 
> 
> My motivation for maintaining this package is: This is my pet project,
> and has been for several years. It's scratching an itch; there's
> almost no software out there for working with OBDII as well as GPS,
> even less that's open source, and absolutely none that's made it into
> any distributions yet.
> 
> It also contains a simulator I've written, that's used more extensively
> than the logger itself; most of the OBDII software developers I know of,
> even the closed source ones, are now using my sim.
> 
> 
> The package can be found on mentors.debian.net:
> - URL: http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/o/obdgpslogger
> - Source repository: deb-src http://mentors.debian.net/debian unstable main contrib non-free
> - dget http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/o/obdgpslogger/obdgpslogger_0.16-1.dsc
> 
> I would be greatly appreciate it if a mentor could take a look at my
> package, with the eventual goal of uploading it.
> 
> Thanky-you very much,
>  Gary Briggs
> 
> 
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