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Re: Ubuntu CDs contain no sources

On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 11:03:56AM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> cascardo@minaslivre.org wrote:
> > What do you people in debian-legal think about people who distribute
> > ISO images on their websites but no ISO with sources nor a written
> > promise? Should we consider there is an implicit offer and just ask
> > for the sources?

> A file is a file is a file. It doesn't matter if the sources are
> distributed in an iso image or in some other form of collection of
> files, up to and including distribution by a SCM.

Agreed, with the proviso that it's unacceptable to make people *dig* through
an SCM to find the sources.  There should be some clear indicator how people
can get the sources that correspond to the binaries being distributed.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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