Bug#715470: RFP: Cool Reader 3 - e-book reader

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Bug#715470: RFP: Cool Reader 3 - e-book reader

программист некто
Package:   wnpp
Severity:   wishlist

Package name   :  cr3
Version       :    3.0.59
URL   :   http://coolreader.org/
License       :    GPL

CoolReader 3.X is free open-source multiplatform version under active development.
Common features, for all platforms:
-    epub (non-DRM), fb2, txt, rtf, html, chm, tcr, doc, pdb formats supported
-    Pages or scroll view
-    Table of contents
-    Bookmarks
-    Text search
-    Hyphenation dictionaries
-    Most complete FB2 format support: styles, tables, footnotes
-    Additional fonts support (.ttf)
-    Can read books from zip archives
-    Automatic reformatting of .txt files (autodetect headings etc.)
-    Styles can be customised in wide range using external CSS


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Bug#715470: RFP: cr3 -- Cool Reader 3, an e-book reader

Axel Beckert-8
Hi,

[hidden email] wrote:
> URL   :   http://coolreader.org/

This website is a link spammer nowadays. Seems as if the project lost
its domain. :-/

The offical website seems to be
https://sourceforge.net/projects/crengine/ nowadays.

> Version       :    3.0.59

But then again the latest download link there seems to have version
3.0.56. (It's even a .deb and upstream seems to have some some basic
debian-sih packaging at
https://sourceforge.net/p/crengine/crengine/ci/master/tree/packages/ —
last updated in 2012 though.)

https://f-droid.org/packages/org.coolreader/ lists version 3.1.2 from
2015 as the newest version.

Nevertheless the last commit in the git repository as of now is from
January 2017:
https://sourceforge.net/p/crengine/crengine/commit_browser

So there still seem to be a little bit of activity.

> License       :    GPL

The F-Droid app page also states: "The default dictionary app is
non-free." — So anyone who's looking at packaging Cool Reader for
Debian proper should have a very close look at the licenses.

                Regards, Axel
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Bug#715470: RFP: cr3 -- Cool Reader 3, an e-book reader

Gabriel F. T. Gomes-4
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Control: retitle -1 RFP: cr3 -- Cool Reader 3, an e-book reader

Hi,

I'm using this software from a local build and I'd like to add it to
Debian.  On the other hand, I'm not sure I'll be able to finish this
until Buster release (as I have many bugs to solve on bash-completion
and I want to focus on them).  So, if anyone has more time and would
like to work on the package, let's talk and I will be happy to
"transfer" the ITP.

On Tue, 26 Sep 2017 01:31:35 +0200 Axel Beckert <[hidden email]> wrote:
> [hidden email] wrote:
> > URL   :   http://coolreader.org/
>
> This website is a link spammer nowadays. Seems as if the project lost
> its domain. :-/
>
> The offical website seems to be
> https://sourceforge.net/projects/crengine/ nowadays.

And it seems that it moved again, now to github.com at
https://github.com/buggins/coolreader.

> > Version       :    3.0.59

Current version on the new website is cr3.2.11-1 and it is from a month
ago (October, 2018).

> But then again the latest download link there seems to have version
> 3.0.56. (It's even a .deb and upstream seems to have some some basic
> debian-sih packaging at
> https://sourceforge.net/p/crengine/crengine/ci/master/tree/packages/ —
> last updated in 2012 though.)

Yes, there are some files for debian packaging, but I plan to go
through all the files, specially for the sake of copyright info.

> https://f-droid.org/packages/org.coolreader/ lists version 3.1.2 from
> 2015 as the newest version.
>
> Nevertheless the last commit in the git repository as of now is from
> January 2017:
> https://sourceforge.net/p/crengine/crengine/commit_browser
>
> So there still seem to be a little bit of activity.

A lot more on the new website.  :)

> > License       :    GPL
>
> The F-Droid app page also states: "The default dictionary app is
> non-free." — So anyone who's looking at packaging Cool Reader for
> Debian proper should have a very close look at the licenses.

That and the fact that it probes the system for some libraries and
tools, and when it doesn't find them, it builds them.  I still don't
know where it gets their source-code from (apparently not from the
internet), but I will check what's going on.


Thanks for the heads-up(s), Axel.

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Bug#715470: RFP: cr3 -- Cool Reader 3, an e-book reader

Gabriel F. T. Gomes-4
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noowner -1
retitle -1 RFP: cr3 -- Cool Reader 3, an e-book reader
thanks

I didn't make any progress on this package, so I'm removing myself from
it and setting it back to RFP.  Sorry...  :(

If someone wants to work on the packaging, I can definitely help, just
let me know. :)