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task #14189: Submission of wget2scrapper

Submitted by:  israel quality <israelquality>
Submitted on:  Sat 22 Oct 2016 02:06:15 PM UTC  
Should Start On:  Sat 22 Oct 2016 12:00:00 AM UTC Should be Finished on:  Tue 01 Nov 2016 12:00:00 AM UTC
Category:  Project Approval Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  Cancelled Privacy:  Public
Percent Complete:  0% Assigned to:  Ineiev <ineiev>
Open/Closed:  Closed Effort:  0.00

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Thu 09 Feb 2017 04:13:02 PM UTC, comment #2:


Ineiev <ineiev>
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Sun 22 Jan 2017 08:55:40 AM UTC, comment #1:


You requested that your package be a part of the GNU project; such packages should pass the evaluation procedure per https://www.gnu.org/help/evaluation.html first. (I don't participate in that procedure, but I'd expect that you would be suggested to join wget).

Ineiev <ineiev>
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Sat 22 Oct 2016 02:06:15 PM UTC, original submission:

A new project has been registered at Savannah
This project account will remain inactive until a site admin approves or discards the registration.

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While this item will be useful to track the registration process, approving or discarding the registration must be done using the specific Group Administration page, accessible only to site administrators, effectively logged as site administrators (superuser):

Registration Details

  • Name: wget2scrapper
  • System Name:  wget2scrapper
  • Type: Official GNU software
  • License: GNU General Public License v2 or later (Wget2 is licensed under GPLv3+.

Libwget is licensed under LGPLv3+.)


C++ Wrapper around wget functionality
this project is a copy of wget2 gnu project.
purpose: use libwget with c++ wrapper linked on top of c
object files from wget2. use it as monolithic code to perform
web page scrapping in one executable (plus dependencies of
the original wget2 project). It opposed to method of using
pipe to pass wget2 download result to a new process for
topic: scrapping data from web pages for machine learning.
programming language: C++. using c language perl and other as
used in the original wget2 project.
Unique features of this project: this project is special
for resolving bugs without the need for agreement from all
developers of the original wget2 project. it saves efforts
of negotiation and resolving ego derived requirements for
resolving bugs. it is young initiative with few/single maintainer. minimal bug resolving overhead.

Other Software Required:
  • autotools (autoconf, autogen, automake, autopoint, libtool)
  • pkg-config >= 0.28 (recommended)
  • doxygen (for creating the documentation)
  • gettext >= 0.18.1
  • libz >= 1.2.3 (the distribution may call the package zlib*, eg. zlib1g on Debian)
  • liblzma >= 5.1.1alpha (optional, if you want HTTP lzma decompression)
  • libbz2 >= 1.0.6 (optional, if you want HTTP bzip2 decompression)
  • libgnutls >= 2.10.0
  • libidn2 >= 0.9 + libunistring >= 0.9.3 (libidn >= 1.25 if you don't have libidn2)
  • flex >= 2.5.35
  • libpsl >= 0.5.0
  • libnghttp2 >= 1.3.0 (optional, if you want HTTP/2 support)

The versions are recommended, but older versions may also work.

Other Comments:

this is my first savannah project, so I don't completely
know how to work with other savannah users and hackers on
a project. I am open to learn the culture of this fsf
organization, please be patient with my attitude or
misunderstanding of the culture.

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