Re: Transitional (dummy) packages considered silly
Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> Do you happen to know the chapter/section where that is said?
>> Note that "12.7 Changelog files" does not require a
>> /usr/share/doc/changelog for native packages.
> 2.3. Copyright considerations
> Every package must be accompanied by a verbatim copy of its copyright
> and distribution license in the file
> `/usr/share/doc/<package>/copyright' (see Section 12.5, `Copyright
> information' for further details).
Yup. And since a package necessarily includes metadata, including a
package description, which is copyrightable material.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>