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Re: Bug reports of DFSG violations are tagged ‘lenny-ignore’?

On Tue, Oct 21 2008, Aurelien Jarno wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 04:12:25PM +1100, Ben Finney wrote:
>> Howdy all,
>> Have I missed some announcement that DFSG violations don't matter for
>> the release of ‘lenny’?
>> I ask because a whole lot of bug reports of DFSG violations have been
>> tagged ‘lenny-ignore’ without explanation:
>>     <URL:http://bugs.debian.org/391935>>     <URL:http://bugs.debian.org/498631>>     <URL:http://bugs.debian.org/494308>>     <URL:http://bugs.debian.org/494010>>     <URL:http://bugs.debian.org/494009>>     <URL:http://bugs.debian.org/494007>> 
>> and probably others I've missed.
>> Should these tags be removed? I would think at least a meaningful
>> justification in the bug report is required if DFSG violations are to
>> be explicitly ignored, but perhaps I'm wrong.
> As it seems there are a few persons interested by getting those bugs
> fixed asap, could we create a team of persons willing to deal with users
> who will get affected by the removal of non-free code? I really don't
> want to deal with user complaints. The best would be to use a
> pseudo-package in the BTS for that, so that we can reassign bugs easily.
> Then I will remove the non-free code with my packages.

        I'll sign up to be on the maintainers list for such a package.

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