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Packaging of various XStatic dependencies for an eventual MoinMoin 2 package


For a while, some renewed attention has been directed towards packaging 
MoinMoin 2 ("Moin 2") for Debian, and we have identified a number of XStatic 
packages or modules that Moin 2 would need in order to be delivered as a 
Debian package itself:


Since we have been a bit slow in getting going with our efforts, one of the 
previously unpackaged modules is now packaged for Debian:


Having had to reacquaint myself with Debian packaging, I have been pursuing 
the packaging of some other software needed for Moin 2, attempting to follow 
the Debian Python Team guidelines, and so I just wanted to clarify any 
deviations from those guidelines when preparing packages that are more closely 
related to those maintained by the Debian OpenStack Team.

For example, I see that the packaging repositories in Salsa do not employ an 
"upstream" branch, but I presume that the "master" branch is used for that 
purpose. There also does not appear to be usage of a "debian/master" branch. 
Not being familiar with OpenStack terminology, I can only assume that the 
branch naming follows OpenStack release names.

It seems to me that if I and others were to start packaging the above modules, 
people in this part of the Debian community might have a stronger opinion 
about how this should be done. Such efforts also might complement (or 
conflict) with existing activities, and so it also seems reasonable to mention 
them here first. Maybe there are even plans to package some of this software 

In the first instance, I imagine preparing Debian packaging repositories and 
uploading them to the following location:


Any advice, guidance or other observations would be most helpful, particularly 
if it prevents us from going down the wrong path in some regard.

Thanks for any help that can be offered!


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