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Re: data and software licence incompatabilities?

On Tue, Sep 03, 2013 at 11:08:17AM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 03, 2013 at 03:29:27PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> > I think that this discussion is going completely out of proportions. 
> > Francesco always makes sure that his replies contain an informative
> > answer.  In the last part of his emails, he adds his point of view in a
> > way that it is very clear that it is not Debian's.  People who already
> > read it can easily skip it, just like email signatures.
> You are missing the point.  The problem is not that such content annoys
> regulars.  The problem is that people who are *not* regulars, including both
> Debian maintainers who are only casually involved in licensing questions and
> upstreams who are seeking advice about how to get their software into
> Debian.

... are bombarded with such statements.

> This list is the face of Debian to the outside world on licensing
> questions.  Francesco has shown he is not willing to leave his personal
> opinions aside on this list; we should therefore not allow him to act as
> part of Debian's face.

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

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