Re: Draft new DFSG
>> "JH" == Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
JH> No it's not. Here are a few reasons we may chose to keep a package out of
JH> debian even though it meets the dfsg:
JH> * because it is of very low quality, and there is already a far
JH> superior alternative that is also free
JH> * because it implements something inherently unsecure, or is
JH> written in such an insecure manner that fixing it would require a
In both cases, the developer packaging it (if he would at all) will
put them into experimental.
JH> * because it is 5 gb in size and will only be used by a few
JH> hundred people on earth.
I am not sure what to do about this (although this is rather
academic). But it would still not justify the change proposed. IMHO.
I am sure someone else has a good idea how to handle such a thing.