Re: volunteers wanted for driving/finalizing a DEP on debian/copyright format
2008/12/2 Stefano Zacchiroli <email@example.com>:
> [ M-F-T set to -devel ]
> On Tue, Dec 02, 2008 at 07:30:54PM +0100, Miriam Ruiz wrote:
>> We should somehow tag those conflictive licenses with debtags, so that
>> users can filter out the ones they don't wont easily. I don't object
> Except that debtags are right now for binary packages, whereas
> copyright is for source packages.
> Moreover, copyright is something already coded (and correctly "fixed")
> in debian/copyright.
> The solution to your problem already exists (actually, it has been
> *designed* for that): http://wiki.debian.org/Proposals/CopyrightFormat
> , it "just" needs someone with the energy of finalizing the proposal
> (most likely via a DEP), so that is stops being an ever changing wiki
Well, not exactly, you cannot easily see the copyright file before
installing the package, can you?