On Sunday 22 June 2008 12:08:30 Adam Majer wrote: > AFAIK, we do not distribute "things", we distribute *software*. Some > packages are just composed of data though, but other packages depend on > it. Some is just data that is very useful in the *Debian* project. This > includes the keyring. > > Certainly, the backports.org keyring is useful to some people, *but* it > is, > > 1. not free software Actually, how are debian-keyring and debian-archive-keyring free-software, anyway? Do I get source code for the all GPG keys they contain? The /usr/share/doc/debian-keyring/copyright even says "The keys in the keyrings don't fall under any copyright." Ooooops! Maybe there are other reasons, but let's not pretend we're keeping debian-backports-keyring out because it's not "free software". (Personally, I think all keyrings are fine.) -- Wesley J. Landaker <firstname.lastname@example.org> <xmpp:email@example.com> OpenPGP FP: 4135 2A3B 4726 ACC5 9094 0097 F0A9 8A4C 4CD6 E3D2
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