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Old 08-05-2012, 03:50 PM
"Milan P. Stanic"
Default Bug#683934: ITP: publicsuffix -- An accurate, machine-parseable list of domain name suffixes

On Sun, 2012-08-05 at 11:18, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg@fifthhorseman.net>
> * Package name : publicsuffix

To me, name is vague, though I see that the upstream site name is the

Something like 'public-dns-suffix-db' (or clearer name) would be better,

> Version : 20120704
> Upstream Author : Public Suffix Maintainers <contact@publicsuffix.org>
> * URL : http://publicsuffix.org/
> * License : MPL-2
> Programming Lang: data
> Description : An accurate, machine-readable list of domain name suffixes
> This package provides a machine-readable list of domain name suffixes
> that accept public registration. Each suffix represents the part of a
> domain name which is not under the control of the individual
> registrant, which makes the list useful for grouping cookies, deciding
> same-origin policies, collating spam, and other activities.
> ------------
> Having this list maintained directly in debian will make it easier for
> debian packages to reliably refer to public suffixes; it is similar in
> nature to the tzdata and geoip-database.

Kind regards, Milan

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