GNU Ferret is looking for a co-maintainer.
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packages and being a GNU maintainer, and then email
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interest in this package. Thanks.
GNU Ferret is a graphical data modeler based in the
Entity/Relationship paradigm. It supports the automatic conversion
of the data models to relational schemas, and the generation of SQL
in several dialects (such as MySQL and Postgresql).
GNU ferret can be found on the main GNU ftp server:
(via HTTP) and
(via FTP). It can also be found
on the GNU mirrors;
a mirror if possible.
GNU ferret has two mailing lists:
The main discussion list is
and is used to discuss most aspects of ferret, including development
and enhancement requests, as well as bug reports.
There is a separate list for general user help and discussion,
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is currently being maintained by Jose E. Marchesi.
Please use the mailing lists for contact.
is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the
terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free
Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your
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