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Re: the python editor 'spe' package needs an update.

Hi Stani, Ron!

Very pleased to meet you in direct e-mail conversation :-)
Extremely useful development tool you've created here!

SPE Stani's Python Editor schrieb:
> On Nov 11, 2007 9:44 PM, Scott Kitterman <debian@kitterman.com> wrote:
>> On Sunday 11 November 2007 15:39, Steffen Mutter wrote:
>>> Hi there!
>>> I subscribed to this list, cause my friend Martin 'Joey' Schulze adviced
>>> me to do so and tell you about the matter I spotted...
>>> The problem is not really a debian problem, cause the packages work well
>>> and no dependencies are broken - but the actual Ubuntu Gutsy release
>>> just claims Debian unstable (or etch?) to be  used for their needs -
>>> which is _not_ a good idea:
>>> their repository dependencies delivers python-wxgtk2.8 with it, which
>>> does not work with the package spe in version 0.8.2a+repack-1 at all ;-)
>> Steffen,
>> Stani has prepared an update for Gutsy to fix this problem in Ubuntu.
> I have submitted an update to Hardy. Once this is approved, it will be
> backported to Gutsy and Feisty.
Great, fast work. Thank you!
>> He has
>> also started working here on getting SPE updated in Debian (and thus Ubuntu
>> Hardy eventually).
> At the moment I am still working on the new release which can be
> packaged for Debian.
Fine. I think this part will be very interesting for Ron Lee.
I think I'll attach him a carbon-copy of this...
>  This version (the latest SPE in subversion) works
> with python-wxgtk2.6 and 2.8, so there is no need for Debian to
> provide a python-wxgtk2.8 package.
@Ron Lee:
IMHO an update to a new version of the wxgtk wouldn't start other
packages to be broken, would it?
So I think we should the Debian-Team (Ron) decide what to do - Joey told
me, he'd be the one to ask for.
>  If SPE keeps on being orphaned I
> will try to package SPE myself, although it would be nicer if a debian
> developer wants to adopt SPE.
Joey asked me just a few moments before, if I would like to do it.
Indeed I am not shure if I can manage that (would be my first .deb) -
but I'll try my very best if you  want me to do it.
> Best regards,
> Stani
Thank you for your work, I just started using your tool and I am amazed
when I use it.


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