[Pkg-ime-devel] RFS: sunpinyin -- An input method engine for Simplified Chinese

LI Daobing lidaobing at debian.org
Sun Apr 4 03:15:14 UTC 2010


On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 22:56, Kov Chai <tchaikov at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear mentors,
> I am looking for a sponsor for my package "sunpinyin".
> * Package name    : sunpinyin
>  Version         : 2.0-3
>  Upstream Author : Lei Zhang <phill.zhang at sun.com> and others
> * URL             : http://sunpinyin.googlecode.com/
> * License         : LGPL/CDDL Dual license
>  Programming Lang: C++
>  Description     : an input method engine for Simplified Chinese.
> It builds these binary packages:
> ibus-sunpinyin - Sunpinyin input method of Chinese Language for IBus
> xsunpinyin - Standalone XIM server with Sunpinyin
> sunpinyin-data-be - Big-endian data file for SunPinyin input method engine
> sunpinyin-data-le - Little-endian data file for SunPinyin input method engine
> The package appears to be lintian clean.
> The upload would fix these bugs: 478811
> The package can be found on mentors.debian.net:
> - URL: http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/s/sunpinyin/
> - Source repository: deb-src http://mentors.debian.net/debian unstable main
>  contrib non-free
> - dget
>  http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/s/sunpinyin/sunpinyin_2.0-3.dsc
> I would be glad if someone uploaded this package for me.
> SunPinyin is an Chinese input method engine based on SLM (Statistical
> Language Model).
> .
> In addition to an IBus input module for Simplified Chinese, SunPinyin now
> also provides a XIM server with this IM engine which works much like fcitx.
> .
> SunPinyin is a Chinese input method engine features intelligent full-sentence
> input. It uses a mature SLM of back-off tri-gram language model. The upstream
> also provides a suite of utilities to train the SLM using raw corpus.
> Kind regards


1. too many lintian warnings and erros
$ lintian sunpinyin_2.0-3_amd64.changes
W: sunpinyin source: missing-debian-source-format
W: ibus-sunpinyin: debian-changelog-file-is-a-symlink
E: xsunpinyin: malformed-override xsunpinyin-preferences: binary-without-manpage
W: xsunpinyin: debian-changelog-file-is-a-symlink
N: 2 tags overridden (2 warnings)

2. consider use debian 3.0 (quilt) format.

3. debian/copyright:
Files: raw/dict.utf8.tar.bz2
Copyright: 1997-2010, MDBG
           2010 Kov Chai <tchaikov at gmail.com>
License: CC-BY-SA-3.0

please paste CC-BY-SA-3.0 license in debian/copyright

4. debian/copyright:
Files: debian/*
Copyright: 2007-2009, Kefu Chai <tchaikov at gmail.com>
License: GPL

how about add a version to GPL (such as "GPL-3" or "GPL-3 or later")
and add following text:

 On Debian systems, the complete text of GPL-? can be found in


Best Regards
LI Daobing

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