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Bug#247059: hylafax-client: Source not present for faxcover.ps

Package: hylafax-client
Version: 1:4.1.1-3
Severity: normal

The source is not provided for the debian-faxcover.tex file that is used
to generate the /etc/hylafax/faxcover.ps file.  This greatly complicates
modifying the fax cover sheet, which is virtually required because the 
default fax cover sheet is laid out in such a fashion that the Debian 
Logo covers over several of the other fields (see also bug #153290 which
is approaching two years old).

I believe that Debian Policy is that all source code is to be shipped
for applications; and that source code is supposed to be in the easiest
modifiable form for someting.  faxcover.ps does not have source code in
this sense, as it is extremely difficult to edit the postscript manually
(I spent over an hour manually trying to modify it before giving up
and creating a whole new faxcover.ps and trying to merge in the hylafax
template features).  The original tex file from which it was obviously
generated would be much easier to modify, possibly with whatever script
inserted the necessary fields to link it to hylafax's system.

If you were to include the source for faxcover.ps then it would probably
also be possible to close bug #153290, possibly after minor tweaks to
the source.

A reference to:


(from comments on bug #153290) in the hylafax README.Debian would
probably also be appropriate.


-- System Information
Debian Release: 3.0
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux mosque 2.4.26-v4l2-mosque #1 Sun May 2 22:11:23 NZST 2004 i686

Versions of packages hylafax-client depends on:
ii  enscript               1.6.3-1.1         Converts ASCII text to Postscript,
ii  libc6                  2.2.5-11.5        GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libpaperg              1.1.8             Library for handling paper charact
ii  libstdc++2.10-glibc2.2 1:2.95.4-11woody1 The GNU stdc++ library
ii  libtiff3g              3.5.5-6           Tag Image File Format library
ii  zlib1g                 1:1.1.4-1.0woody0 compression library - runtime

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