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Re: Bug#915647: ITP: node-vinyl-source-stream -- Bridge that makes it simple to use conventional text streams

Il 05/12/18 16:13, Paulo Henrique de Lima Santana (phls) ha scritto:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: "Paulo Henrique de Lima Santana (phls)" <phls@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> * Package name    : node-vinyl-source-stream
>   Version         : 2.0.0
>   Upstream Author : Hugh Kennedy <hughskennedy@xxxxxxxxx>
> * URL             : https://github.com/hughsk/vinyl-source-stream
> * License         : Expat
>   Programming Lang: JavaScript
>   Description     : Bridge that makes it simple to use conventional text streams
>  Use conventional text streams at the start of your gulp or vinyl pipelines,
>  making for nicer interoperability with the existing npm stream ecosystem.
>  .
>  Take, for example, browserify. There are the gulp-browserify and gulpify
>  plugins, which you can use in combination with gulp to get browserify working
>  in your build. Unfortunately, these plugins come with additional overhead:
>  an extra GitHub repository, npm module, maintainer, tests, semantics, etc.
>  It's much simpler in this case to use the original module directly where you
>  can, which is what vinyl-source-stream handles for you.
> This is a Node.js module necessary to package a software name shellshare.

This is a simple module (single ES5 file, 26 LOC according to sloccount, no build steps required).
Although on npm register (https://www.npmjs.com/package/vinyl-source-stream) it has 767 dependents, until now we managed to avoid packaging it in Debian (https://codesearch.debian.net/search?q=vinyl-source-stream).

Possibly you can skip it too, by tweaking the gulpfile.js; but if you really need it, it could a good candidate for embedding, see:

Please get in touch with the JS team on pkg-javascript-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx if you need assistance.