Re: forwarded message from Jeff Licquia
Jeff Licquia <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I think that the only people who are really authoritative are the
> > ftp-admins. They generally defer to the consensus of debian-legal,
> > though. They might listen to a direct order from the technical
> > committee and/or a General Resolution.
> Practically, yes. But if a ftp-admin decided to REJECT a package based
> on the license, the maintainer would likely have a hissy fit and appeal,
> perhaps to the TC, the DPL, or through a GR to the whole Debian
> community. The ftp-admin had better be able to point to evidence in
> that case, or his decision would be overturned.
Isn't that basically what happened with i18n apt, except that the
ftp-admin never got overturned? In any case, this is wandering off
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