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Re: EULA as well: xsane

"Thijs Kinkhorst" <thijs@debian.org> writes:
> On Fri, September 19, 2008 11:25, Michael Banck wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 01:58:03AM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
>>> The GPL version 2 permits it to display copyright notices and warranty
>>> disclaimers, without being allowed to patch them away.  This can be
>>> made more obnoxious than one-time click-through EULAs, I fear.

>> That doesn't mean we should accept those in our distribution.  We can
>> make a policy decision that end-users should not have to deal with
>> those.

> In lenny we have none such packages that I know of. How about we start
> to make policy when there's a real problem to be solved, and spend our
> time fixing RC bugs meanwhile?

Uh, I can name several that use that aspect of the GPL just off the top of
my head.  (bc and Emacs, for example.)

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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