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Re: What is the licence of Debian-specific files (Was: Intent to package "vibrant" graphical library

Stephane Bortzmeyer writes:
> Browsing through "debian/copyright" files, it seems that almost no Debian
> developer added such a licence (for his own work) or relicenced
> anything. In the absence of an explicit licence, can we assume that the
> licence of Debian-specific files is the same as the upstream licence?

That has always been my assumption.  It might be better to add a line to
the copyright file saying so, though.

> I make my packages with a lot of copy-and-paste from other source
> packages, hence my concern.

You should probaby detail everything it the copyright file, then.
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