Re: Debian maintainers and the Launchpad
On Mon, May 09, 2005 at 12:35:21AM +0200, Michael Banck wrote:
> While this sounds like a very useful tool, AFAIK it is a proprietary
> service (for now?), and I wonder whether this clashes with part two of
> our social contract, at least with the spirit of it (as Debian obviously
> did not write it).
The basis for your concern is not clear to me; can you elaborate? Do you
interpret the social contract to mean that Debian developers should avoid
using certain web applications based on the licenses of the software used to
> So while it will no doubt be useful to individual developers, whether
> Debian as a whole will be able to adopt this cooperate with it (as your
> last paragraph suggests: 'within Debian') would need to be discussed at
> some point.
I do hope that the system will be useful to Debian developers, but I have
made no such suggestion regarding any kind of position on the part of the
Debian project as a whole, nor is it typical for Debian to take such