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Re: Sponsorship requirements and copyright files

On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 02:35:34PM +0000, Noah Slater wrote:
> The distinction I was trying to draw is that this matter is totally
> unrelated to the copyright documentation we keep in the packages.
> Considering that it is already our mandate to check every single file,

No, it isn't.

On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 11:16:58AM +0000, Noah Slater wrote:

> As a maintainer, it is your duty to make sure that everything you upload
> is DFSG free, which means checking every single file.

No, it doesn't.

If I have a good upstream and am confident that the work has been correctly
licensed, there's no reason for me to go through the software file-by-file
just to double-check this.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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