Re: Peer review of copyright files.
Am Donnerstag, den 11.12.2008, 00:15 +0900 schrieb Charles Plessy:
> Although it should never happen, sometimes a new package we submit to our
> archive managers is rejected because the description of the copyright status of
> its files is either incorrect or lacunar. This is waste of precious time for
> everybody. In order to ameliorate the quality of our submissions, I propose to
> introduce a dose of optional pre-submission peer review.
> One may wonder why not reviewing all QA aspects of a package? One reason is
> that this requires skills that are not evenly distributed,
Well, licensecheck(1) exists. Maybe many packagers don't know it?
> PS: and of course, consider using the machine-readable format if you have not
> tried yet: http://wiki.debian.org/Proposals/CopyrightFormat
Would be nice to have a licensecheck mode to compare debian/copyright to
the checked source.