[Mageia-dev] Proposition to drop the package "pastebin" from Mageia

Sandro CAZZANIGA cazzaniga.sandro at gmail.com
Thu Nov 24 10:49:15 CET 2011

2011/11/24 Kamil Rytarowski <n54 at gmx.com>

> On 24.11.2011 00:36, andre999 wrote:
>> Kamil Rytarowski a écrit :
>>> Hello!
>>> As a maintainer of pastebin ( http://raphael.slinckx.net/**files/<http://raphael.slinckx.net/files/>)my proposition is to drop it, because:
>>> - it's redundand for better&newer&more featured wgetpaste
>>> - it doesn't seem to be updated upstream for years
>>> I can maintain it, but I would like to know that someone it really
>>> needs. I don't see any rational reason to ship it - wgetpaste fully
>>> supercedes it.
>>> In its place (or next to it) I've imported susepaste. It's well
>>> supported upstream and also supports screenshot (of a single window or
>>> full-screen) paste feature.
>>>  In general that sounds good.
>> Being only a user of pastebins, I have some concerns about flexibility of
>> the width.  Normally when using a pastebin, one wants to make reference to
>> another window.  Having a pastebin with flexible width is a big plus.
>>  (Like the old wiki.)
>> The reference you give redirects to dpaste.com, which wastes width on
>> the large left margin, as well as the fixed width of the body.
>> (dpaste.com is better than pastebin.com, which has a much larger fixed
>> width.)
>> A much better pastebin is Lodgit (paste.pocoo.org), which has small
>> left/right margins, and fully flexible width.
>> Another plus is a large number of file types.  (Conveniently ranged in
>> alphabetical order.)
>> They list the software used for their site at
>> http://paste.pocoo.org/about/ (near the bottom of the page).
>>  Thank you for your feedback!
> wgetpaste supports multiple pastebins, the result of the "-S" command is:
> $ wgetpaste -S
> Services supported: (case sensitive):
>   Name:    | Url:
>   =========|=================
>    ca      | http://pastebin.ca/
>    codepad | http://codepad.org/
>    dpaste  | http://dpaste.com/
>    osl     | http://pastebin.osuosl.org/
>   *pocoo   | http://paste.pocoo.org/
> And pastebin supports http://en.pastebin.ca/
>  I don't know how that compares to wgetpaste or susepaste, but thought you
>> might like to consider it.
>>  I'm not sure Fedora Paste or openSUSE Paste are better than the previous
> ones, but I would ship them (and I will maintain them), because of the
> constant support from the upstream.
> + the handy screenshot feature from openSUSE!
>> Regards :)
> Now we need pastebin.mageia.org :)
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