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Re: How (not) to write copyright files - take two

On 10606 March 1977, Henning Makholm wrote:

> But is the Debian copyright file supposed to describe the source
> package? Not according to my understanding; the source package already
> includes the various upstream copyright messages in their original
> positions.

We distribute the source, and the copyright file is our location for all
license information for one package. So it needs to contain anything
From the source tarball.

bye Joerg
<liw> we have release cycles, that's why it takes so long to get a
release out; if we had release race cars, things would go a lot faster

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