Hi, On Fri, Mar 07, 2014 at 07:10:44PM +0100, Daniel Leidert wrote: > Jmol is a nice and useful 3D chemical structures viewer application, > which is written in Java. It can be run as a standalone application > and it also ships an interactive web browser applet and a Java > development tollkit. > > Since some time the Jmol package is lacking behind the latest upstream > releases. Current version in Debian is 12.X whereas upstream already > reached 14.X. With the release of the 13.X series, Jmol added some > more external libraries, which it uses and ships. So to get the latest > Jmol release into Debian/main a maintainer is required, who is willing > to maintain Jmol along with its dependencies. This requires some basic > Java knowledge. Also note, that the upstream build system (the last > time I checked) usually puts all classes - Jmol and its dependencies - > into one JAR file, so you usually have to hack the build system too. > > If nobody steps up, I'm going to request its removal from Debian, as > it seems unuseful to me, to ship an outdated piece of software.