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Re: Sponsorship requirements and copyright files

Mike Hommey <mh@glandium.org> wrote:


> Who cares that file foo.c is licensed under GPL and bar.c under BSD?
> People that want to take the source and use it elsewhere. These people
> are obviously looking at the sources, and don't really need
> debian/copyright information.

Let's add that if you are reusing code, you have to do your own
assessment anyway. Of course you can decide to trust debian/copyright,
but there's no guarantee and you're taking the risk.


 Julien BLACHE - Debian & GNU/Linux Developer - <jblache@debian.org> 
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