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Bug#698111: ITP: zimlib -- Standard library implementation of ZIM specifications

Git repository for zimlib shows rename was done in 2009, zim was
already a few years old at that time.

Afraid little I can do to resolve the clash other than renaming my
application, which needless to say, I don't want to because I like the



On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 10:00 AM, Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, 14 Jan 2013, Vasudev Kamath wrote:
>> * Package name    : zimlib
>>   Version         : 0.93.20121015-1
>> * URL             : http://www.openzim.org/index.php/Zimlib
>>  .
>>  ZIM is a file format created with focus on extracting and encoding data
>>  from Mediawiki for offline use. Even though project currently focuses
>>  on Mediawiki its original mission is to make web content available
>>  offline. Project intends to support other wiki engines and content
>>  management systems in future.
> When I saw this, it got me clearly confused because at first I thought
> that it was related to http://zim-wiki.org/. It's a bit unfortunate that
> "Zim" is used to refer to two projects reladed to "wikis".
> I don't know who was first but maybe you could point out the nameclash
> to upstream ?
> FWIW the "zim" debian package refers to http://zim-wiki.org/ which I'm
> maintaining for Debian.
> Cheers,
> --
> Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer
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