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Re: NEW processing

On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 04:47:41PM +0200, Kalle Kivimaa wrote:
> Clint Adams <schizo@debian.org> writes:
> > I don't understand the logical connection here.  IMO, NEW processing should
> > be a rubber stamp, with only the checking required to satisfy whatever our
> > needs are for liability purposes.

> In my relatively short experience even the legalese check is
> definitely NOT rubber stamping, considering how many NEW packages fail
> licensing/copyright checks...

Real licensing/copyright checks, or the ones where packages are rejected out
of binary NEW for debian/copyright disagreements that have no bearing at all
on the binary packages[1]?

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
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[1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-project/2008/07/msg00017.html

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