Bug#684220: RFS: tinysvm/0.09-1 [ITP] -- SVM trainer and classifier toolkit
thank you for your comments.
Il 24/10/2012 06:51, Thomas Goirand ha scritto:
> On 08/08/2012 06:26 AM, Giulio Paci wrote:
>> It builds those binary packages:
>> libtinysvm1 - TinySVM shared library
>> libtinysvm1-dbg - TinySVM debug symbols
>> libtinysvm1-dev - TinySVM development files
> Could you *PLEASE* write a short description which gives
> information that are *not* on the name of the package?
> - don't only write these are shared libs
> - don't only write it's about tinysvm
> - don't only write -dev is a development lib
> - don't only write -dbg contains debug symbols
> Something like this would be much better:
> libtinysvm1 - implementation of Support Vector Machines (shared libs)
> libtinysvm1-dbg - implementation of Support Vector Machines (debug symbols)
This has already been addressed a few months ago.
The short descriptions now report:
SVM trainer and classifier toolkit
SVM trainer and classifier toolkit - development files
SVM trainer and classifier toolkit - debug symbols
SVM trainer and classifier toolkit - runtime library
> I just wish Debian had more informative descs.
> Last, the project seems to have no activity since 2002. Are you sure you
> really want to package something that hasn't been maintained for 10 years?
Well, I am not interested in TinySVM directly but in software using this library (e.g., Yamcha).
However the latest Yamcha release is also old (2005, if I remember correctly). Nevertheless it has been actively used in recent works from many developers and researchers
and I think it is a valuable software.
I wish Debian had more good NLP software. :-)