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

Property Value
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
* 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_0.105-1_all.deb 0.105 all Debian Main
libwww-finger-perl - - -


Name Value
libcommon-sense-perl -
libhttp-link-parser-perl -
libhttp-lrdd-perl -
libjson-perl -
libmodule-pluggable-perl -
libnamespace-clean-perl -
libobject-authority-perl -
librdf-query-client-perl -
librdf-query-perl -
librdf-trine-perl -
librole-commons-perl -
liburi-perl -
libwww-perl -
libxrd-parser-perl -
perl -
perl << 5.17.0


Type URL
Binary Package libwww-finger-perl_0.105-1_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




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
* 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 ยง5.6.13.
+ Extend my copyright years.
+ Quote license in comment.
+ Improve coverage of included convenience copies of external

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