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

Distribution: Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: libwww-finger-perl
Package version: 0.105
Package release: 1
Package architecture: all
Package type: deb
Installed size: 116 B
Download size: 40.48 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 implementations: * 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.



    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


    • /usr/bin/fingerw
    • /usr/share/doc/libwww-finger-perl/README
    • /usr/share/doc/libwww-finger-perl/buildinfo_all.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/libwww-finger-perl/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/libwww-finger-perl/changelog.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/libwww-finger-perl/copyright
    • /usr/share/man/man1/fingerw.1p.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man3/WWW::Finger.3pm.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man3/WWW::Finger::BitworkingFingerProtocol.3pm.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man3/WWW::Finger::CPAN.3pm.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man3/WWW::Finger::Fingerpoint.3pm.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man3/WWW::Finger::Webfinger.3pm.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man3/WWW::Finger::_GenericRDF.3pm.gz
    • /usr/share/perl5/WWW/
    • /usr/share/perl5/WWW/Finger/
    • /usr/share/perl5/WWW/Finger/
    • /usr/share/perl5/WWW/Finger/
    • /usr/share/perl5/WWW/Finger/
    • /usr/share/perl5/WWW/Finger/


    2013-07-20 - Jonas Smedegaard <> libwww-finger-perl (0.105-1) unstable; urgency=low [ upstream ] * New release. + Stop bundling prehistoric version of Scalar::Util in 'inc'. [ Jonas Smedegaard ] * Stop tracking md5sum of upstream tarball. * Use URL in watch file and get-orig-source target (for newest info), and in watch file additionally URL (for change of author). * Add git URL as alternate source. * Update copyright coverage for convenience code copies. * Extend copyright coverage for main upstream author. * Revert to treat testsuite failures as fatal: Project no longer ships with problematic convenience code copy of Scalar::Util. Closes: bug#713242. Thanks to Lucas Nussbaum. * (Build-)depend on libmodule-pluggable-perl or very recent perl: Fixes future problem with perl 5.18 and newer. Closes: bug#711676. Thansks to Dominic Hargreaves.

    2013-06-29 - Jonas Smedegaard <> libwww-finger-perl (0.104-2) unstable; urgency=low [ Jonas Smedegaard ] * Update package relations: + (Build-)depend unversioned on librdf-query-client-perl and libxrd-parser-perl: Needed version satisfied in all suites where the packages is provided at all. + Stop (build-)depending on libparent-perl: Provided by perl(-modules) even in oldstable. + Relax to build-depend unversioned on cdbs: Needed version satisfied even in oldstable. + (Build-)depend on librole-commons-perl, and only as fallback on libobject-authority-perl. * Add README.source emphasizing file as *not* a show-stopper for contributions, referring to wiki page for details. * Update copyright file: + Fix update and extend Files sections for convenience copies. + Fix use comment and license pseudo-sections in copyright file to obey silly restrictions of copyright format 1.0. + List upstream issue tracker as preferred contact. * Update Homepage to use, to match upstream hint. * Use canonical hostname ( in Vcs-Browser URI. * Bump standards-version to 3.9.4. * Bump debhelper compatibility level to 8. * Bump packaging license to GPL-3+, and extend copyrigt coverage for myself to include current year. * Allow testsuite to fail temporarily, as it currently trips on broken libscalar-does-perl for which a fix waits for lippath-tiny-perl currently in NEW. [ Salvatore Bonaccorso ] * Use canonical hostname ( in Vcs-Git URI.

    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 §5.6.13. + Extend my copyright years. + Quote license in comment. + Improve coverage of included convenience copies of external projects.