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Re: Sponsorship requirements and copyright files

On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 03:35:22PM +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Mar 2009, Noah Slater wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 02:41:31PM +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:
> > > > 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.
> >
> > I don't see what your problem is.
> You are requesting work from other volunteers and it's bad taste to do so.

I accept your point, but I think that this is a bad framing.

People have been complaining about the copyright proposal costing too much time.
Aside from pointing out that this is presumably time you were already spending
checking each file, a good solution is collaborative maintenance.

Not sure what else you expect someone to respond with apart from throwing their
hands up and conceding that we should adopt policy to conform with peoples wish
to avoid additional work.

Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater

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