Re: copyright stanzas [was Re: Sys::SigAction]
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On Thu, Feb 05, 2009 at 06:44:44PM +0200, Damyan Ivanov wrote:
>-=| gregor herrmann, Thu, Feb 05, 2009 at 04:01:03PM +0100 |=-
>> Hm, I actually prefer the "stand-alone" licenses at the end because
>> they avoid duplication of the license boilerplate (for packages with
>> several Files: stanzas that all have the same license but different
>> copyright holders) and make reading of the Files: paragraphs easier.
>Right. Avoiding bloat is good.
Please just use "License" (or make sure to declare an explicit revision
of the proposal that still includes -Alias".
> Foo-Bar is distributed by the same terms as Perl.
If licensing text mentions the filename explicitly, then you cannot
Or more accurately: You can of course generalize anyway, but then you do
not include the licensing verbatim, so risk violating (ftpmasters
interpretation of) Debian Policy.
>> Disclaimer: I have not followed the development of the proposed new
>> format closely.
>I checked it briefly today and it seems its authors wait for Lenny to
>be set free before initiating a DEP. IOW, the proposal won't settle
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