Re: RFS: python-translitcodec , python-mongokit
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- Subject: Re: RFS: python-translitcodec , python-mongokit
- From: Clint Byrum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 16:21:44 -0800
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Excerpts from Jakub Wilk's message of Sun Jan 29 05:34:23 -0800 2012:
> * Clint Byrum <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 2012-01-28, 15:04:
> >>scripts/update_table.py tries to call sys.exit(), though it never
> >>imports sys.
> >>It should be:
> >> if not (os.path.exists('translitcodec') and os.path.exists('transtab'))
> >>rather than:
> >> if not os.path.exists('translitcodec') and os.path.exists('transtab')
> >These seem like upstream bugs that should be opened up.
I have been trying to reach the author but have not heard back from him
on any of my questions.
> >>Why "Priority: extra"?
> >I interpreted this library to match the clause in the description in
> >the policy manual "are only likely to be useful if you already know
> >what they are".
> Libraries, even the obscure ones, can be useful even when end users
> know exactly nothing about them.
> Or in other words: if a library has priority "extra", then all the
> packages that depend on it must also have priority "extra". Is that what
> you want? :)
This is done now.
> >>It would be nice to run tests with all supported Python versions, not
> >>only the default one.
> >Can you recommend a good package to look at to implement this?
This is done as well.
I also conferred with the original author of th transtab/ directory,
and debian-legal, and documented the license of those files.
So, could somebody perhaps consider sponsoring python-translitcodec
It is one of a few modules that are needed by mediagoblin, a python web
application I'm working on packaging.
The other is python-mongokit, which I also haven't heard any feedback