Re: ocaml-faad_0.1.0-1_amd64.changes REJECTED
Le Saturday 07 June 2008 18:13:28 Thomas Viehmann, vous avez écrit :
> Romain Beauxis wrote:
> > So, Sam wrote the code, owns the copyright, but the Savonet Team, which
> > Sam is part of is the current upstream author. What's the issue there ?
> Well, the code says
> (c) by Savonet Team
> Author: Samuel
> the debian/copyright says
> (c) Samuel
> Author: Savonet Team
> That is not the same and something to get right.
> I'm not in a place to give advice to the upstream you, but I'm not sure
> that some more standardized copyright and licensing statement would be
> undesirable there...
Well, I don't think it's the same namespace.
Author in a source code file, especially when written like:
* @author Samuel Mimram
Actually means that Samuel wrote the file, hence is the copyright owner.
But, the overall global author, refered as upstream author truly is "The
Besides, I can't get the code you are refering to. I only have:
./src/Makefile.in:# Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Savonet team
./src/Makefile.in:# by Samuel Mimram
./src/faad.mli: * @author Samuel Mimram
Yes, the Makefile.in could be confusing, but that's the one we use for every
projects. Furthermore, not all autoconf related files are listed in
And, yes no other license notice expecpt the COPYING file, which is sufficient
but not recommended.
Anyway, I thank you for the time you take on reviewing my packages.