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Re: Decision on R datasets

]] Andreas Tille 

> On Sat, Sep 21, 2013 at 10:31:47PM +0100, Stephen Gran wrote:
> > 
> > Charles' statement made me nervous because it sounds like he is saying
> > he's not interested in looking carefully enough to know which side of
> > any line he's on, and he wants to use Debian resources to redistribute
> > that lack of effort.  I don't think that's responsible behavior, and I
> > don't want him to take such a cavalier attitude with resources that
> > affect the wider project.  If Charles wants to pack up his toys and go
> > home, I'd like him to actually go home.
> I'd call statements like yours at putting fellow DDs attitudes at its
> worst.  There is no point in accusing Charles about not having
> understand Debian's philosophy correctly.

If you think sgran wrote that, I'd suggest you reread his statement.

> You would be well advised to check out Charles very picky work on
> licenses before becoming agressive like this.  So there is no point in
> taking a possibly emotional comment about additional work (compared to
> a status quo we had before) that was put on Charles by a new guideline
> about R packages that are all DFSG licensed and distributable but just
> not in the prefered form of modification.

Not in the preferred form for modification means you're not distributing
the source.  We don't do that.

Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are

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