Bug#239555: libc6-i686: misleading info in the package description, about "commercial software"
At Tue, 23 Mar 2004 16:46:07 -0500,
Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 23, 2004 at 01:05:52PM +0100, Mathieu Roy wrote:
> > Package: libc6-i686
> > Version: 2.3.2.ds1-11
> > Severity: minor
> > Hello,
> > At the end of the package description, we can read the following
> > information:
> > WARNING: Some commercial programs may not work well with these
> > libraries. Most notably, IBM's JDK. If you experience problems
> > with such applications, you will need to remove this package.
> > This is misleading: any program in Debian is potentially
> > commercial. DFSG #1: "The license of a Debian component may not
> > restrict any party from selling [...] the software".
> What is your point?
> Commercial, but free, software is just as likely to have these
I guess he misreads the whole point of the description of "commercial