2017-12-31 7:04 GMT+01:00 Pirate Praveen <prav...@debian.org>:

> On 12/31/2017 04:51 AM, Jérémy Lal wrote:
>
> Sorry if i did not catch this ITP first hand but may i point out that
> there are some
> much more popular (by several orders of magnitude), and better maintained
> (crc32 is six years old) alternatives out there:
> https://github.com/SheetJS/js-crc32
> https://github.com/alexgorbatchev/node-crc
>
> This would probably means patches for the dependent module using crc32,
> yes,
> but 1. upstream of that dependent module should consider switching
> and 2. the six years old module will probably require patches as well.
>
> This is a dependency of node-gzip-js (dependency of node-jquery 2). We can
> try and convince upstream to update dependency.
>

Ha, node-gzip-js is also outdated - it has a similar better alternative
https://github.com/nodeca/pako

I see that node-jquery uses gzip-js only to compress dist files, no ?
It's easy to get rid of that dependency since nodejs has the zlib module
that can compress to gzip.

Jérémy
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