Re: CDDL, OpenSolaris, Choice-of-venue and the star package ...
On Sat, Sep 10, 2005 at 06:10:46PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Sep 09, George Danchev <email@example.com> wrote:
> >  claiming that Debian has already accepted cddl by having cddl'ed star is
> > weak arg because it easily could be clasified as bug.
> While it is obviously true that the ftpmasters are humans and therefore
> fallible beings, the fact that they have been accepting this kind of
> clauses in licenses since many years ago (QPL...) makes this
> interpretation unlikely.
Well, since star was previously in the archive under a different licence, i
believe more that they never even noticed that the licence did change. I
believe packages are only examined if they pass NEW, but then maybe i am wrong
on this one.