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



On 10572 March 1977, Kevin Mark wrote:

> You mean they check ever single time $RANDOM_PACKAGE enter NEW and don't
> assume its correct until someone raises an objections?

Yes. And the big number of rejects due to incorrect debian/copyright
files (more than for technical reasons) shows that it is neccessary.

If we wouldnt check the packages we would have stuff in debian that
contains statements like "YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO GIVE THAT CODE TO
ANYONE", has license incompatibilities, talks about legal actions
against you if you modify code, etc. pp.

-- 
bye Joerg
<HE> liw: Ah, but now I'm old enough, so can I adopt your sex?
<HE> liw: Or do I need to hijack it?

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