Re: Free bigot flame burning, time to think.
On Fri, Nov 15, 2002 at 02:36:32PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 14, 2002 at 10:12:10AM -0800, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 14, 2002 at 05:57:36PM +0100, Michael Banck wrote:
> > > On Thu, Nov 14, 2002 at 07:41:02AM -0800, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> > > > I can live with some tighter restrictions:
> > > > (a) non-free with serious bug should be removed from unstable/testing
> > > > unless it is fixed in 1 year.
> > > ^^^^^^
> > > Are you serious?
> > Right now, it looks almost infinite to me without rules. It stays there
> > until AJ has time to review.
> So, uh, how about *you* spending some time reviewing it? Or the other
> RC bugs?
Hmm, you are right.
But it will not be me but whoever pushing GR. They should check
non-free contents and propose remove list based on itemized reasons for
each packages. Item can be GPL violation, buffer overflow, ...
> In an ideal world, I'd rather "1 month" be viewed as an excessive amount
> of time, for packages in main, as well as non-free. Unfortunately there
> are too many such packages at the moment, and I need some way of breaking
> up the job.
> > With rules as this, this process can be automated.
> I don't think this is ever a good idea.
Automatic may not be smart but clear criteria is good thing.
~\^o^/~~~ ~\^.^/~~~ ~\^*^/~~~ ~\^_^/~~~ ~\^+^/~~~ ~\^:^/~~~ ~\^v^/~~~ +++++
Osamu Aoki <email@example.com> Cupertino CA USA, GPG-key: A8061F32
.''`. Debian Reference: post-installation user's guide for non-developers
: :' : http://qref.sf.net and http://people.debian.org/~osamu
`. `' "Our Priorities are Our Users and Free Software" --- Social Contract