[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: PROPOSAL: debian/control file to include new License: field

On Tue, 2006-02-21 at 03:54 -0500, Kevin Mark wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 02:35:52AM -0600, Peter Samuelson wrote:
> > 
> > [Kevin Mark]
> > > would it provide any automation or easier processing for the NEW
> > > queue(ftpmasters)?
> > 
> > I doubt it.  They don't take the maintainer's word for stuff like that,
> > as I understand it - they double-check the copyright and license
> > declarations in the source code.
> You mean they check ever single time $RANDOM_PACKAGE enter NEW and don't
> assume its correct until someone raises an objections? 

Yes. Legal compliance is /not/ tractable in the same way that software
bugs are.


GPG key available at: <http://www.robertcollins.net/keys.txt>.

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Reply to: