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Re: Licenses not in /usr/share/common-licenses

On Mon, 2012-05-07 at 20:23 -0400, Joey Hess wrote: 
> Conversely, debhelper contains actual,
> documented, and non-insane interfaces that could be used to do
> this properly. For some value of "properly" that the ftpmasters
> would probably still insta-REJECT.

I has always puzzled me that there are not license packages that one
could Depends on, and get the appropriate license placed in the
appropriate place.  Apt-get is an excellent mechanism for that kind of
thing, why not use it?

Peter Miller <pmiller@opensource.org.au>
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"When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say
to its subjects, 'This you may not read, this you may not see, this you
are forbidden to know,' the end result is tyranny and oppression, no
matter how holy the motives.  Mighty little force is needed to control
a man whose mind has been hoodwinked; contrariwise, no amount of force
can control a free man, a man whose mind is free.  No, not the rack, not
fission bombs, not anything -- you can't conquer a free man; the most
you can do is kill him." -- Robert Heinlein

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