Re: Debian violates GPL?
John Goerzen writes:
> First, look at the PR nightmare. I can just see it now... "Elitist
> Debian people deny access to sources without setting up an account
Where did you get that? I merely suggested an email address to write to to
get *old* sources that someone is having trouble finding. No "setting up
account" and no change in handling of current sources.
> Who wants to manage this flood of e-mail?
"Can't find what you are looking for? Email firstname.lastname@example.org." would be
the last item on the "source availability" page. I doubt it would get much
> What about those that can't use CVS for whatever reason to download
I don't recall mentioning CVS. You are mixing my suggestion with others.
"Sources" would be a last resort for "archeologists". He would email them
what they need, send them a url, put the stuff up for ftp, apologize and
swear to never let it happen again, etc.
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