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Re: Sponsorship requirements and copyright files

On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 02:13:20PM +0000, Neil McGovern wrote:
> Perhaps this is where we're not quite seeing eye-to-eye. I know that
> machine readable copyright files would allow lintian checks. But what
> would those checks be, and what would be the point of them?

I believe there has been so discussion of this already.

I invite whomever has looked at this to speak up abut their plans.

> All I've personally seen so far is 'it makes data mining easier', which
> although could be a goal in itself, doesn't improve the quality of
> packages.

But could improve the quality/utility of Debian as a whole, right?

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

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