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Bug#663151: RFS: rhinote/0.7.4-2

Package: sponsorship-requests
Severity: normal

Dear mentors,

I am looking for a sponsor for my package "rhinote"

  * Package name    : rhinote
    Version         : 0.7.4-2
    Upstream Author : Marv Boyes <greyspace@tuxfamily.org>
  * URL             : http://rhinote.tuxfamily.org/
  * License         : GPL-2+
    Section         : x11

It builds those binary packages:

  rhinote    - virtual sticky-notes for your desktop

To access further information about this package, please visit the following URL:


Alternatively, one can download the package with dget using this command:

  dget -x http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/r/rhinote/rhinote_0.7.4-2.dsc

More information about rhinote can be obtained from http://rhinote.tuxfamily.org/ .

Changes since the last upload:

  * 001-simplify-imports.diff:
    - improve the way modules are imported.
  * 002-use-secure-printfile.diff:
    - avoid potential symlink attacks and cluttering the user's home.
  * 003-test-for-external-commands.diff:
    - ensure external commands are available before calling them.
  * 004-use-popen.diff:
    - replace os.system() with the more secure subprocess.Popen().
  * 005-support-lp.diff:
    - add support for the lp command in addition to lpr.
  * 006-set-print-job-name.diff:
    - provide a descriptive name for the print job.
  * 007-set-class-name.diff:
    - set application name for use by window managers.
  * Simplify Depends: to cups-client | lpr.
  * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (no changes needed).

The software has been heavily patched after Paul Wise has reviewed it[1]
and found a bunch of issues with upstream’s code. He later took a look
at the patches[2] and found them to be okay.

[1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-mentors/2012/01/msg00579.html
[2] http://lists.debian.org/debian-mentors/2012/02/msg00077.html
Andrea Bolognani <eof@kiyuko.org>
Resistance is futile, you will be garbage collected.

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