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Re: Bug#795808: [RFR] templates://virtualbox-ext-pack/{templates}

Hi Justin, thanks,

I guess I committed them on git!


I don't know how this deals with the translation updates, please let me know if I need to revert that :)

thanks to you all!


Il Mercoledì 2 Settembre 2015 8:48, Justin B Rye <justin.byam.rye@gmail.com> ha scritto:

Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Your review should be sent as an answer to this mail.
> Rationale:
> --- virtualbox-ext-pack.old/debian/templates    2015-08-17 07:07:55.696232489 +0200
> +++ virtualbox-ext-pack/debian/templates    2015-09-02 07:11:42.014198500 +0200
> @@ -1,9 +1,12 @@
>  Template: virtualbox-ext-pack/license
>  Type: boolean
>  Default: true
> -#flag:translate:1
> -_Description: Do you accept the terms of this license?
> - VirtualBox Personal Use and Evaluation License (PUEL)
> +#flag:translate:1,2
> +_Description: Do you accept the terms of the VirtualBox PUEL license?
Strictly speaking a PIN-numberism (it's even the same "P"), but never

> + Oracle Corporation requests VirtualBox users to ackanowledge and
> + accept the "VirtualBox Personal Use and Evaluation License" (PUEL). Please
> + read the license below. If you accept this licence, the package
> + installation will continue. If you refuse it, it will be interrupted.
>   .
>   VirtualBox PUEL terms and conditions
>   .

Of course I couldn't stop myself pointlessly proofreading the
legalese, but I haven't tried to fix it!

>  § 3 Restrictions and Reservation of Rights. (1) Any use beyond the provisions
>  of § 2 is prohibited. The Product and copies thereof provided to you under
>  this Agreement are copyrighted and licensed, not sold, to you by Oracle.
>  Oracle reserves all copyrights and other intellectual property rights. This
>  includes, but is not limited to, the right to modify, make available or
>  public, rent out, lease, lend or otherwise distribute the Product. This does
>  not apply as far as applicable law may require otherwise or if Oracle grants
>  you additional rights of use in a separate agreement in writing.
>  .
>  (2) You may not do any of the following: (a) modify the Product. However if
>  the documentation accompanying Product lists specific portions of Product,
>  such as header files, class libraries, reference source code, and/or
>  redistributable files, that may be handled differently, you may do so only as
>  provided in the documentation; (b) rent, lease, lend or encumber the Product;
>  (c) remove or alter any proprietary legends or notices contained in the
>  Product; or (d) decompile, or reverse engineer the Product (unless enforcement
>  of this restrictions is prohibited by applicable law).
Number agreement error.

>  § 4 Termination. The Agreement is effective on the Date you receive the
>  Product and remains effective until terminated. Your rights under this
>  Agreement will terminate immediately without notice from Oracle if you
>  materially breach it or take any action in derogation of Oracle's and/or its
>  licensors' rights to Product. Oracle may terminate this Agreement should any
>  Product become, or in Oracle's reasonable opinion likely to become, the
           ^^^^^^                                    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Elision malfunction.


In the package description:

> Package: virtualbox-ext-pack
> Architecture: all
> Depends: virtualbox (>= 5.0) | virtualbox-5.0, wget, ${misc:Depends}
> Description: support for USB 2.0 devices, VirtualBox RDP and PXE boot for Intel cards
>  VirtualBox requires an extension pack in order to provide support for RDP,
>  as well as USB 2.0 and PXE booting for Intel network cards, etc.
>  This PUEL licensed extension pack is free for personal use.

That synopsis is a bit long and oddly organised; we might as well
leave the details to the long description, expanding (V)RDP in the

  Description: extra VirtualBox capabilities
   VirtualBox requires an extension pack to provide support for Remote
   Desktop Protocol, USB 2.0, PXE booting for Intel network cards, etc.
   This PUEL-licensed extension pack is free for personal use.

JBR    with qualifications in linguistics, experience as a Debian
    sysadmin, and probably no clue about this particular package

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