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Re: volunteers wanted for driving/finalizing a DEP on debian/copyright format

On Tue, 2 Dec 2008 22:36:15 +0100
"Miriam Ruiz" <miriam@debian.org> wrote:

> 2008/12/2 Drake Wilson <drake@begriffli.ch>:
> > Quoth Miriam Ruiz <miriam@debian.org>, on 2008-12-02 21:51:04 +0100:
> >> Well, not exactly, you cannot easily see the copyright file before
> >> installing the package, can you?
> >
> > p.d.o appears to permit viewing copyright files of packages
> > currently in the archive.  As an example:
> I know. I really don't want to start a flame on this, but you have to
> be online for that, which is not always true, and also, it's not
> really easy to add automatic filtering support to any tools based on
> that.

Would something like apt-listbugs work? I know it doesnt address the
offline issue, but seems to fit as a concept for the rest of the

> Thanks anyway :)
> Greetings,
> Miry

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian user / gNewSense contributor
No, I won't join your social networking group

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