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copyright file problems


Since I started working on the ftp archive, I've found at least three
packages in incoming which come with a licence like this:

This library is free software; you can redistribute it
and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

This might be clear for the experienced linux user/admin, but it does not
say anything for beginners, who haven't lived in the free software world
for years like us. I've rejected the first two packages from incoming
asking to at least point to the corresponding licences in
/usr/share/common-licences (I've been called a fascist for this once ;)).

I'd like to hear about your opinion on how to handle this case, because
this seems to be a problem with quite a lot of packages. Perhaps a policy
modification/clarification could help the case.

Madarasz Gergely           gorgo@sztaki.hu           gorgo@linux.rulez.org
     It's practically impossible to look at a penguin and feel angry.
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