Re: License discussions in Debian
Thomas Weber <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 5. Juni 2007 09:08:31 schrieb Frank Küster:
>> Anthony Towns <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > On Mon, Jun 04, 2007 at 11:08:39PM +0200, Frank K?ster wrote:
>> And a mail like
>> is not only not-helpful-at-all, it's really discouraging to see a
>> discussion ending like this. Well, in that particular case I'd
>> understand if you don't answer to the bug, but the reasoning could be
>> published elsewhere where Mr. $greps_for_his_name_on_debian_lists cannot
>> answer easily.
> I was the bug submitter. I asked Anthony in private mail and he gave a few
> reasons. I'm not really convinced by them, but in the end, it's not my
> responsability. I just make sure I don't install star on my systems and I'm
> done with it. If everyone else (maintainer, ftp-masters, mirror
> operators, ...) is happy with it, why should I bother any longer?
You could ask Anthony whether you're allowed to publish his reasons on
-legal. That would do the project a great favor.
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