Debian Bug report logs - #675959
RFP: libilbc -- Internet Low Bitrate Codec (iLBC) library

Package: wnpp; Maintainer for wnpp is wnpp@debian.org;

Reported by: Tzafrir Cohen <tzafrir@cohens.org.il>

Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2012 15:09:02 UTC

Severity: wishlist

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From: Tzafrir Cohen <tzafrir@cohens.org.il>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.debian.org>
Subject: ITP: wnpp -- Internet Low Bitrate Codec (iLBC) library
Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2012 18:07:16 +0300
Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Tzafrir Cohen <tzafrir@debian.org>

* Package name    : libilbc
  Version         : 1.1.1
  Upstream Author : Jeroen Dekkers <jeroen@dekkers.ch>,
                    Originally: the WebRTC project: http://webrtc.org
* URL             : https://github.com/dekkers/libilbc
* License         : BSD
  Programming Lang: C
  Description     : Internet Low Bitrate Codec (iLBC) library

Free speech codec suitable for robust voice communication over
IP. The codec is designed for narrow band speech and results in a
payload bit rate of 13.33 kbit/s with an encoding frame length of 30
ms and 15.20 kbps with an encoding length of 20 ms. The iLBC codec
enables graceful speech quality degradation in the case of lost
frames, which occurs in connection with lost or delayed IP
packets. iLBC is specified by RFC 3951.


The iLBC codec from RFC 3951 is "almost free" (source code available,
not DFSG-compatible). It has thus been incorperated in a number of
programs. It has not been very popular recently, but it is still used in
various places (Asterisk, Opal, Yate).

Lately GIPS, who originally wrote the codec, was purchaced by Google.
Later on Google provided an iLBC codec (and some others) as part of the
newly released WebRTC code. That code has no licensing issues, but it
provides a different API. This project provides an API mostly compatible
with the original RFC 3951 codec.

The library will be packaged by the pkg-voip team.




Changed Bug title to 'libilbc -- Internet Low Bitrate Codec (iLBC) library' from 'ITP: wnpp -- Internet Low Bitrate Codec (iLBC) library' Request was from Tzafrir Cohen <tzafrir@debian.org> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Mon, 04 Jun 2012 15:36:19 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Changed Bug title to 'ITP: libilbc -- Internet Low Bitrate Codec (iLBC) library' from 'libilbc -- Internet Low Bitrate Codec (iLBC) library' Request was from Bart Martens <bartm@debian.org> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Mon, 04 Jun 2012 16:45:02 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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Bug#675959; Package wnpp. (Mon, 04 Jun 2012 21:00:05 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Martin Eberhard Schauer <Martin.E.Schauer@gmx.de>:
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Message #14 received at 675959@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Martin Eberhard Schauer <Martin.E.Schauer@gmx.de>
To: Tzafrir Cohen <tzafrir@cohens.org.il>, 675959@bugs.debian.org
Cc: debian-devel@lists.debian.org
Subject: Re: Bug#675959: ITP: wnpp -- Internet Low Bitrate Codec (iLBC) library
Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2012 22:58:10 +0200
Hi Tzafrir,

the name is a bad idea, as it is already in use:

http://www.debian.org/Bugs/pseudo-packages

Cheers,
   Martin




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Bug#675959; Package wnpp. (Fri, 16 Aug 2013 17:07:28 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Lucas Nussbaum <lucas@debian.org>:
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From: Lucas Nussbaum <lucas@debian.org>
To: 675959@bugs.debian.org
Cc: control@bugs.debian.org
Subject: libilbc: changing back from ITP to RFP
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2013 18:58:54 +0200
retitle 675959 RFP: libilbc -- Internet Low Bitrate Codec (iLBC) library
noowner 675959
tag 675959 - pending
thanks

Hi,

A long time ago, you expressed interest in packaging libilbc. Unfortunately,
it seems that it did not happen. In Debian, we try not to keep ITP bugs open
for a too long time, as it might cause other prospective maintainers to
refrain from packaging the software.

This is an automatic email to change the status of libilbc back from ITP
(Intent to Package) to RFP (Request for Package), because this bug hasn't seen
any activity during the last 14 months.

If you are still interested in packaging libilbc, please send a mail to
<control@bugs.debian.org> with:

 retitle 675959 ITP: libilbc -- Internet Low Bitrate Codec (iLBC) library
 owner 675959 !
 thanks

It is also a good idea to document your progress on this ITP from time to
time, by mailing <675959@bugs.debian.org>.  If you need guidance on how to
package this software, please reply to this email, and/or contact the
debian-mentors@lists.debian.org mailing list.

Thank you for your interest in Debian,
-- 
Lucas, for the QA team <debian-qa@lists.debian.org>



Changed Bug title to 'RFP: libilbc -- Internet Low Bitrate Codec (iLBC) library' from 'ITP: libilbc -- Internet Low Bitrate Codec (iLBC) library' Request was from Lucas Nussbaum <lucas@debian.org> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Fri, 16 Aug 2013 17:11:16 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Removed annotation that Bug was owned by Tzafrir Cohen <tzafrir@debian.org>. Request was from Lucas Nussbaum <lucas@debian.org> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Fri, 16 Aug 2013 17:11:17 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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