Re: new-maintainer vs patents.
> > > I've been asked to provide the list of patents that my package
> > > may/may not be possibly infriging on.
> > What package? By whom?
Packages are those that I'm going to upload into debian - mplayer and
pound. I just thought that it's generic issue - i didn't know that I'm
supposed to check patents for my packages and that's why i'm asking for
> Who is asking for this? It's not a reasonable request; in fact, it's
Well, I've been asked by Front Desk.
Since mplayer's copyright issues have been resolved, and the only left
issue is that someone mentioned 'possible patent problems', I've been asked
to get an 'OK' on patents from debian-legal before we can procede.
> one that's likely to expose you to greater liability.
That's what I thought.
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