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Re: dpkg/license related proposal

In article <19991101174914.E12474@usatoday.com>,
Raul Miller  <moth@debian.org> wrote:
>On Mon, Nov 01, 1999 at 03:30:37PM -0500, Amy Fong wrote:
>> Another point. If someone finds it VERY irritating to be presented
>> with the license, then that's what we can use debconf for. By default,
>> someone can just blindly agree to the license.
>I don't think this properly addresses the problem you're trying to solve.
>In a coorporate environment, you'll typically have someone setting up
>desktops for other people to use.  If you just put licenses up at config
>time you'd be targetting the wrong audience.
>It would be better to think about some kind of clear presentation
>of the license issues as a package in itself, or as a message in
>Or perhaps a notice about the issue:

Agreed plus I think your suggestion is very reasonable. It's not verbose
but it provides enough enlightenment for people to work with.


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