[Surfraw-devel] 2.1.6 ready for upload, now has test suite

Moritz Muehlenhoff jmm at inutil.org
Mon Jul 2 21:54:33 UTC 2007

On Mon, Jul 02, 2007 at 08:58:18PM +0100, James Rowe wrote:
> * Moritz Muehlenhoff (jmm at inutil.org) wrote:
> > Ian Beckwith wrote:
> > > Moritz: if you are still having a problem with CVS, I've put a package
> > > at http://nessie.mcc.ac.uk/~ianb/debian/surfraw_2.1.6.dsc
> > 
> > Thanks, great work and uploaded.
>   Yeah, thanks.  This morning was actually my first experience with
> OpenSearch, and I have to say it is pretty cool.  And the introduction
> of a testsuite is great too!
> > Installing surfraw 2.1.6 required 28 new Perl modules just for the
> > opensearch elvi. I've uploaded it for now, but it breaks the KISS
> > principle surfraw has been following.
>   Would a change to using Python and opensearch[1] be better/considered?
> I've been trying to figure out what to do about the new opensearch
> functionality since I read Ian's mail.  The problem being that Gentoo
> doesn't even package most of the required modules, and there aren't any
> packaging requests in the BTS for many of them either which means their
> introduction would be a hard sell.

I'm fine with the module as it is, but within the Debian packaging I want
to provide the option to install the opensearch module on top of plain
surfraw, so that installing all these modules is optional.


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