Re: Ubuntu-to-Debian packaging
2007/12/2, Patrick Schoenfeld <email@example.com>:
> 1) Copyright / license issues: By removing important information from
> the previous packaging you might insult the packaging license.
> Redistribution in Debian might therefore be illegal.
While I do believe that, as a general rule, it's much better to keep
old changelog entries, I'm pretty sure it's not illegal at all
toremove them (IANAL) as long as you keep the copyright statements. It
might not be polite, but it definitely doesn't look illegal.