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Bug#566220: [PATCH] Clarify "verbatim copy of its copyright and distribution license"

On Mon, Feb 01, 2010 at 09:25:48AM -0600, Jonathan Nieder wrote:

> Instead, I have always read that passage to mean

> 	Every package must be accompanied by a verbatim copy of
> 	its copyright information and distribution license in
> 	the file /usr/share/doc/<package>/copyright.

I agree that "copyright information" vs. "copyright notices" is reasonable,
and there's no clear precedent in policy or the archive for preferring the
former interpretation over the latter.  So I'd be happy to second your
proposed text over my own.

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

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