libwww-finger-perl - get useful data from e-mail addresses

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name libwww-finger-perl
Package version 0.104
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 115 B
Download size 39.03 KB
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This module is *not* an implementation of the finger protocol (RFC
1288). Use Net::Finger for that. Instead it is a set of implementations
of *other* methods for getting information from an e-mail address, or
e-mail-like identifier. This package includes four such
implementations, and it's pretty easy to create your own additional
* WebFinger
* Fingerpoint
* scraper (for
* Unnamed finger protocol described on
Only the first two implementations are enabled by default. See
"IMPLEMENTATIONS" on how to enable others, and for more details.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libwww-finger-perl_0.104-1_all.deb 0.104 all Debian Main
libwww-finger-perl - - -


Name Value
libcommon-sense-perl -
libhttp-link-parser-perl -
libhttp-lrdd-perl -
libjson-perl -
libnamespace-clean-perl -
libobject-authority-perl -
libparent-perl -
librdf-query-client-perl >= 0.106
librdf-query-perl -
librdf-trine-perl -
liburi-perl -
libwww-perl -
libxrd-parser-perl >= 0.102
perl -
perl >= 5.10.1


Type URL
Binary Package libwww-finger-perl_0.104-1_all.deb
Source Package libwww-finger-perl

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libwww-finger-perl deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libwww-finger-perl




2012-05-09 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
libwww-finger-perl (0.104-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
[ Florian Schlichting ]
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (use copyright-format 1.0).
* Bumped years of copyright.
* Dropped remove_bogus_universal-authority_dependency.patch,
use_digest-sha_instead_of_digest-sha1.patch: applied upstream.
[ Jonas Smedegaard ]
* Add Florian as copyright holder to debian/rules. Extend copyright
years for myself.
* Update package relations:
+ Relax build-dependency on cdbs: Needlessly tight.
+ Relax build-depend unversioned on debhelper and devscripts: Needed
versions satisfied even in oldstable.
+ Fix drop double build-dependency on perl.
* Fail build if regression tests fail, and release for unstable: All
tests should succeed now.
* Update copyright file:
+ Fix revive License paragraph accidentally lost in 0.103-1.
+ Fix double-indent in Copyright fields as per Policy ยง5.6.13.
+ Extend my copyright years.
+ Quote license in comment.
+ Improve coverage of included convenience copies of external
2012-02-18 - Florian Schlichting <>
libwww-finger-perl (0.103-1) experimental; urgency=low
[ Florian Schlichting ]
* Imported Upstream version 0.103.
* Dropped 2001_disable_verification.patch, modified file was removed.
* Bumped copyright years, adjusted DEP-5 headers and added/deleted stanzas
for new and removed files under inc/.
* Updated (build-)dependencies.
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.2 (no changes necessary).
* Added myself to uploaders and copyright.
* Removed dependency on UNIVERSAL::AUTHORITY (bogus).
* Added use_digest-sha_instead_of_digest-sha1.patch and
[ Jonas Smedegaard ]
* Update copyright file: Fix use separate sections for Artistic and GPL-1+.
Improve references for convenience copy of Module::Install.  Rewrap and
shorten comments.
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Remove debian/source/local-options; abort-on-upstream-changes and
unapply-patches are default in dpkg-source since 1.16.1.
2011-03-06 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
libwww-finger-perl (0.101-1) experimental; urgency=low
* Initial packaging release.
Closes: bug#616618.

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