February 6, 2017 1:16 AM, "Ben Finney" <bign...@debian.org> wrote: > Howdy all, > > Many recent ITP reports for Node.js packages have had terrible > descriptions. They seem to be just copied from the NPM package > description with no regard for the conventions of a Debian package > description. > > ITPs should not be submitted automatically, they should be composed as > an individual's communication to the whole Debian Project. With bad > reports, the reputation of the submitter is tarnished, and the ability > of the Debian community to understand what people's intentions are is > harmed. > > Is there some tool that people have been recommending that automates the > ITP composition and sending process? What is it, and how can we correct > it? > npm2deb automates packaging of npm modules and ITP composition using information from npm registry.