Debian Packages - About this site
The current code base is maintained by the Debian Website Team in git and can be obtained from https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/webwml/packages.git/ both over HTTPS and the native git protocol:
git clone https://anonscm.debian.org/git/webwml/packages.git
git clone git://anonscm.debian.org/webwml/packages.git
The older second generation code can be found in the Debian CVS at cvs.debian.org.
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Copyright & License
Copyright (C) 1998 James Treacy Copyright (C) 2000, 2001 Josip Rodin Copyright (C) 2001 Adam Heath Copyright (C) 2004 Martin Schulze Copyright (C) 2006 Jeroen van Wolffelaar <firstname.lastname@example.org> Copyright (C) 2004-2007 Frank Lichtenheld <email@example.com> This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
The code for the first generation of packages.debian.org was
Copyright (C) 1998 James Treacy Copyright (C) 2000, 2001 Josip Rodin Copyright (C) 2001 Adam Heath
(From this code little to nothing remains today)
The second generation was built upon this code and added the ability to browse and search more than one architecture (i.e. i386) and was
Copyright (C) 2004 Martin Schulze Copyright (C) 2004-2006 Frank Lichtenheld
You are currently using the third generation which is a near complete rewrite and is mostly
Copyright (C) 2006 Jeroen van Wolffelaar <firstname.lastname@example.org> Copyright (C) 2006, 2007 Frank Lichtenheld <email@example.com>