Re: Bug reports of DFSG violations are tagged ???lenny-ignore????
* William Pitcock <firstname.lastname@example.org> [081021 22:11]:
> Luckily very few others do.
How can it be "lucky" that people think it is a good idea to break
the law (distributing stuff without license to do so), to trick people
into breaking the law (by claiming everyone can copy Debian CD images
and mirror then), and making people think something is stable when there
are more than thousand people around the globe that could each day
enforce their copyright in the kernel an terminate the license for the
kernel unless you can provide source for all its parts.
> Failing to support anything that was infact, supported by Etch, that
> isn't absolutely positively ancient, is a regression.
A very important part of a stable release is actually making it stable.
Shipping with unneeded legal risks that can make it necessary any day
to remove that support because it was not already legal at shipment
time, is not what we promise our users.
Bernhard R. Link