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Re: Sponsorship requirements and copyright files

On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 11:11:20AM +0000, Noah Slater <nslater@tumbolia.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 07:46:11AM +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:
> > > In shorter words: I think something should be done about the copyright
> > > file to encourage developers to actually perform an audit of the
> > > license status of files in their packages before they upload. The
> > > current copyright template doesn't really encourage this; I like the
> > > machine-parseable system because it makes it easy to organize such an
> > > audit.
> >
> > Try doing that on iceweasel or xulrunner. Hint: there are about 30000
> > files and a real lot of copyright holders.
> It behoves us as distributors to check, no matter how hard it is.
> If you think that sounds like too much work, maintain a different package.

If you don't stop writing crap like this, I really think I *will* stop
maintaining these packages.


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