Romain Beauxis wrote: > Le Friday 20 March 2009 19:38:34 Russ Allbery, vous avez écrit : >>> But do you think this is possible ? >> Sure. Resolving this sort of thing is the point of the Policy process, >> after all, and we have a clear authority that does the enforcement >> (ftp-master), so it seems likely that we can reach a clear policy that we >> can document. > > Sorry, but there was also an argument below in my message. > > The point is that there are possibly a lot of corner cases, such as the > autotools case, for which we can't really decide and list every single issue > or produce a general rational. > > Since the vast majority of the packages fall into a regular copyright and > licensing, this would also mean overload the policy with stuff that is only > relevant in a very small number of cases in proportion. If copyright holder listing isn't needed at all, there's no special-casing needed for autofoo stuff (wrt copyright listing, not wrt licenses though).
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