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Re: Enabling and installing of "risky" ("patented") codecs - madeeasy

Jeremy Stanley:
> As a sponsoree myself, I'm not entirely certain I understand why
> it's any more likely that a sponsoring DD will overlook and upload a
> package with the wrong section, than that a DD will upload a
> similarly incorrect package he or she directly maintains. 

Hm, that's true... silly idea! Sorry. :/

> And either
> way, wouldn't verifying that a package is appropriate for some new
> patent-problems section fall on the ftpmasters and their delegates
> to police?

Well, definitely. Indeed, my initial motivation was to get into discussion with ftp-masters about how such a new section may be put into practice.


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