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Re: upstream switch to GPLv3, packaging issues

Norbert Preining <preining@logic.at> writes:

> - anything I have to take care for regarding the GPLv3? What was the 
>   stance of debian-legal?

It would be nice if we could get an annotated copy of the GPLv3,
explaining the legalese.  I read through it in detail this morning,
but an explanation of the implications of each clause would be quite
useful, IMO.

> - GPLv3 is AFAIS not contained in /usr/share/common-licenses. Will it
>   be included there soon, or should I include the full text in 
>   debian/copyright?

I just filed #431176 against base-files.  I guess inclusion will
depend on it being considered free (in -policy?).


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