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Bug#595820: ITP: woof -- A small, simple, stupid webserver to share files

Andrea Colangelo wrote, Tuesday 07 September 2010
> > * URL             : http://www.home.unix-ag.org/simon/


Josselin Mouette wrote, Tuesday 07 September 2010:
> Oh yeah. We didn’t have enough webservers in the archive.

Joss, you could even be right, but that doesn't seem the best way to state 
your thoughts. 
WIth this tone I guess the OP wouldn't simply consider your mail.

brian m. carlson wrote, Tuesday 07 September 2010:
> We have a lot of web servers in Debian.  Could you provide a long
> description for the package that helps an adminstrator decide why she
> might want to install woof instead of some other lightweight web
> server?

Brian, it lacks the long description, right, we'll provide one asap.
Though, it serves just one file a given number of times, and then shutdown. 
It's something useful for distributing file in a LAN, if you don't want to 
install and setup a complete/complex webserver.

Mauro Lizaur wrote, Tuesday 07 September 2010:
>Such as:
> $ python -m SimpleHTTPServer [port]

Thanks Mauro, we could drop all our webservers, now. :)

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