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Bug#691827: ITA: mypaint -- Paint program to be used with Wacom tablets

Hi Andrew!

Andrew Chadwick wrote:
> On 04/01/13 13:20, Daniel Baumann wrote:
> > anyhow, if you need a sponsor to upload the package, let me know.

I was also thinking about ITA'ing mypaint, because I don't want that
it drops from Debian and, like Daniel, I sponsored it in the past,

So I'm happy to see that someone else seems to care more than I would
have done, and I'd be happy to sponsor it again, too.

> Heh :) I'm working on a package up for review at
> https://mentors.debian.net/package/mypaint

A short review:

I miss one thing in the changelog: You fixed
http://bugs.debian.org/660881 but didn't mention that in the

Another thing which makes me wonder is this lintian warning:

"I: mypaint: arch-dep-package-has-big-usr-share 3497kB 86%"

So, despite there is already a mypaint-data package, the mypaint
package contains 86% arch-independent stuff? This seems to be a
regression from 1.0.0-1, as
doesn't list that warning.

I'd like to see the above issues fixed before uploading the package.

Other lintian warnings which are less severe, but should be easily

I: mypaint source: unused-license-paragraph-in-dep5-copyright cc-by-3.0-us (paragraph at line 388)
I: mypaint: desktop-entry-contains-encoding-key usr/share/applications/mypaint.desktop:3 Encoding
I: mypaint: spelling-error-in-copyright developper developer
I: mypaint-data: spelling-error-in-copyright developper developer

While I'd be happy to see them fixed in 1.1.0-1, too, I'd sponsor
1.1.0-1 without them being fixed if they'll be fixed in 1.1.0-2. :-)

Oh, and a very minor style thingie: In the changelog entry, you
sometimes use "#" before a bug number and sometimes not. I'd decide
for one way and stay with it.

> with public git-buildpackage style git repository at
> https://github.com/achadwick/mypaint-debian if you'd like to take a
> look or comment on it. There are a couple of issues that need
> addressing right now, so thanks for the offer.

I see you're already working on the next steps. Cool!

One question here: Why changing http://mypaint.intilinux.com/ to
http://mypaint.info/ when http://mypaint.info/ redirects to

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