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

On 10572 March 1977, Kevin Mark wrote:

> I understand the general idea of a DFSG-free license but, for example,
> if Clint uploads yet another zsh package bugfix, I'm not expecting him to have
> it under a different license then the last 99 uploads. And if there was
> a license change, you could detect it by checking the current package
> license 'tag' against some 'oldtag' stored by some random method.
> This assumes that the developer classified it correctly in the initial
> setup, and then this was verified by the ftpmasters and the developer
> doesnt have some malicious intent to not notify ftpmaster of a new
> license change via these said 'tag's.

Only packages in NEW are checked, not every little bugfix upload. :)

bye Joerg
It seems to me that the account creation step could be fully automated:
checking the box "approved by DAM" could trigger an insert into the LDAP
database thereby creating the account.

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