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Bug#945248: www.debian.org: 'How to download an image with jigdo' uses obsolete terms and references

Hi Tom,

Thanks for reporting...

On Thu, Nov 21, 2019 at 01:45:24PM -0700, Tom Roche wrote:
>Package: www.debian.org
>Severity: important
>Tags: newcomer
>Dear Maintainer,
>> *** Reporter, please consider answering these questions, where appropriate ***
>>    * What led up to the situation?
>Preparing to install Debian on a PC, haven't done that for a few years. (Hence the downlevel of this box.)
>>    * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or ineffective)?
>I RTFMed, and found information about `jigdo`, which I had not previously used. Specifically I looked @
>which currently has the following HTML:
>- <h2><a name="how" id="how">How to download an image with jigdo</a></h2>
>- <ul>
>-   <li>Download a package containing <tt>jigdo-lite</tt>, which is
>-   available for GNU/Linux, Windows and Solaris from the
>-   <a href="http://atterer.org/jigdo/";>jigdo homepage</a>. For FreeBSD,
>-   install from /usr/ports/net-p2p/jigdo or grab the package with <tt>pkg_add
>-   -r jigdo</tt>.
>-   </li>
>There are 2 problems with this text:
>1. The current package name=`jigdo-file` (per, e.g., https://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=jigdo), not `jigdo-lite`. This error is repeated several times in subsequent text on that webpage.
>2. The current jigdo homepage=https://www.einval.com/~steve/software/jigdo/ per the old homepage=http://atterer.org/jigdo/ cited above, which says (again, HTML)
>> <p>I have stopped development on this software long ago. But luckily, <strong>Steve McIntyre has taken over development - thanks Steve!</strong> Please head to <a href="https://www.einval.com/~steve/software/jigdo/";>einval.com for a forked jigdo version</a> with new features.</p>

Right. That's literally just happened a few days (hours?) before you
reported. I'm just in the middle of making some major changes in the
jigdo world, and I'll be updating the Debian website text to match

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
We don't need no education.
We don't need no thought control.

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