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Re: Future of X packages in Debian

On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 02:51:47PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 01:57:33AM +1000, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 10:42:10AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > > Let me mitigate that complaint by observing:
> > > 1) Maybe no one is sure whose bailiwick it is;
> > 
> > We need people who are very good at legal stuff and are willing to take
> > it on - telling us about it won't do much good when we're all flat-out
> > busy with other stuff, with very little time to look at X.
> Well -- believe it or not -- there are things I enjoy more than being a
> license janitor, too.
> It's miserable but necessary work.  It seems like there is no divergence
> of opinion here, just the lack of a bulldog to ensure it's regarded as
> release-critical (for X.Org/freedesktop.org).

It's regarded as release-critical, we just lack people with the
necessary skills to work on it.

Daniel Stone                                                <daniels@debian.org>
Debian: the universal operating system                     http://www.debian.org

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