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Re: Amaya

On 15/02/12 14:17, Christofer C. Bell wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 11:06 PM, Scott Ferguson
> <prettyfly.productions@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 14/02/12 15:24, Ethan Rosenberg wrote:
>>> Dear List -


> To be clear, Amaya isn't provided by Debian in any release (oldstable,
> stable, testing, unstable, experimental), in any repository section
> (main, contrib, non-free):

Thanks for pointing that out.

> http://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=amaya&searchon=names&suite=all&section=all
> This is why I provided a pointer to the download page:
> http://www.w3.org/Amaya/User/BinDist
> With the choice of 32 or 64 bit:
> http://www.w3.org/Amaya/Distribution/amaya_11.4.4-1_i386.deb
> http://www.w3.org/Amaya/Distribution/amaya_11.4.4-1_amd64.deb

My first response 'could' be "are you sure?" :-)

But that would be wrong - so I checked my original assumption a little

scott@work:~$ apt-cache search amaya
browser-history - User daemon that tracks URLs looked at and logs them
amaya - XHTML, MathML, and SVG editor from w3.org

scott@work:~$ apt-cache show amaya | more
Package: amaya
Status: install ok installed
Priority: optional
Section: *web*
Installed-Size: 52084
Maintainer: Laurent Carcone <carcone@w3.org>
Architecture: i386
Version: 11.4.4-1
Depends: libatk1.0-0 (>= 1.20.0), libc6 (>= 2.7-1), libexpat1 (>=
1.95.8), libfreet
ype6 (>= 2.3.5), libgcc1 (>= 1:4.1.1), libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.16.0),
libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.
12.0), libpango1.0-0 (>= 1.20.3), libraptor1 (>= 1.4.16), libsm6,
libssl0.9.8 (>= 0
.9.8m-1), libstdc++6 (>= 4.2.1), libx11-6, libxext6, libxinerama1,
zlib1g (>= 1:1.1
Description: XHTML, MathML, and SVG editor from w3.org
 Amaya is a Web editor, i.e. a tool used to create and update documents
 directly on the Web. Browsing features are seamlessly integrated with
 the editing and remote access features in a uniform environment.
 Amaya is based on the Thot toolkit developed at INRIA.

NOTE the "Section: *web*" (emphasis is mine). If I'd dug that deep in
the first place that should have alerted me that it's not from the
official Debian repositories.

My apologies for the bum steer Ethan, or any implication that you
(Christofer) were overlooking the Debian repositories.

On a separate note - apparently BlueGriffon is a very good WYSIWYG HTML
I haven't used it yet, but one of my developers swears by it. She say
it's Open Source development with paid extensions, led by the same
developer (Daniel Glazman) behind the abandoned Nvu (later forked as

Kind regards

Iceweasel/Firefox extensions for finding answers to Debian questions:-

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