Re: [PROPOSAL] Full text of GPL must be included
Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Personally, I doubt that the .dsc would be copyrightable: it doesn't
> seem likely to have any novel component in and of itself.
Well, I was considering the .dsc file to be part of a copyrightable whole,
not a copyrightable entity in itself. It's not worth worrying about.
> Another thing that it might be sensible for Debian to do, which
> I don't think has been mentioned explicitly would be to provide
> the common licenses (GPL, LGPL, Artistic, MIT, BSD) on the
> archive explicitly, as the FSF does with ftp.gnu.org:/gnu/GPL and
> ftp.gnu.org/gnu/LGPL. ...
A prudent and convenient idea. Why haven't we done this before now?