Commit 76fecf87 authored by Tristan Seligmann's avatar Tristan Seligmann

Update / fix package description.

parent 0f500c35
electrum (1.9.8-2) UNRELEASED; urgency=medium
* Update / fix package description.
- Thanks to Duncan de Wet for the updated description.
-- Tristan Seligmann <mithrandi@debian.org> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:03:10 +0200
electrum (1.9.8-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
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......@@ -27,10 +27,10 @@ Depends: ${misc:Depends},
${python:Depends},
${cdbs:Depends}
Description: Easy to use bitcoin client - python module
This package provides a light weight bitcoin client which protects
you from loosing your bitcoin in a backup mistake or computer
failure. Also electrum does not require waiting time because it does
not download bitcoin block chain.
This package provides a lightweight Bitcoin client which protects
you from losing your bitcoins in a backup mistake or computer
failure. Also, Electrum does not require waiting time because it does
not download the Bitcoin blockchain.
.
This package provides electrum Python module which can be used to
access bitcoin wallet from Python programs.
......@@ -41,19 +41,27 @@ Depends: ${misc:Depends},
${cdbs:Depends},
python-electrum (= ${binary:Version})
Description: Easy to use bitcoin client
This package provides a light weight bitcoin client which protects
you from loosing your bitcoin in a backup mistake or computer
failure. Also electrum does not require waiting time because it does
not download bitcoin block chain.
This package provides a lightweight Bitcoin client which protects
you from losing your bitcoins in a backup mistake or computer
failure. Also, Electrum does not require waiting time because it does
not download the Bitcoin blockchain.
.
Features of the electurm are listed. below
* Instant on: client does not download block chain, uses remote
server
* Forgiving: wallet can be recovered from secret seed.
* Safe: seed or private keys are not sent to the server,
information received from the server is verified using SPV.
* No downtimes: several public servers are available, so one can
switch instantly.
* Ubiquitous: same wallet can be used on different server, it will
auto syncrhonize.
* Open: private keys can be exported into other clients.
Features of Electrum:
.
* Instant on: Your client does not download the blockchain. It uses a
network of specialized servers that index the blockchain.
* Forgiving: Your wallet can be recovered from a secret seed.
* Safe: Your seed and private keys are encrypted on your hard drive.
They are never sent to the servers.
* Low trust: Information received from the servers is verified using
SPV. Servers are authenticated using SSL
* No downtimes: Your client is not tied to a particular server; it
will switch instantly if your server is down.
* Ubiquitous: You can use the same wallet on different computers, they
will synchronize automatically.
* Cold Storage: Sign transactions from a computer that is always
offline. Broadcast them using a machine that does not have your keys.
* Reachable: You can export your private keys into other Bitcoin
clients.
* Established: Electrum is open source and was first released in
November 2011.
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