Re: Sponsorship requirements and copyright files
On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 03:47:39PM +0100, Romain Beauxis wrote:
> Le Sunday 22 March 2009 14:45:18 Noah Slater, vous avez écrit :
> > > Could you provide a use case or two to help clarify things? The main
> > > one I see is for an end user to look at a packages copyright file and
> > > say 'yes, I can use it for $foo', which is a case that's detracted from
> > > in the proposal.
> > Listing the licences (not necessarily copyright holders) in a machine
> > readable format would allow lintian checks to be developed, and maybe even
> > automatic license compatibility checks to be performed.
> I find it somehow ironic that you overlook the human trust between developpers
> but would follow automated test done by a machine.
Please don't put words into my mouth.
I never said I overlooked anything, only that it might be nice to augment things.
Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater