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

On Mon, 08 Feb 2010 09:16:29 +1100, Ben Finney wrote:

> ... how this policy is compatible with the observed fact of
> a dearth of such all-copyright-notices duplication in the actual Debian
> packages.

I seems you are looking at other packages than me; I know quite a few
which follow the ftp-masters' interpration of policy.
> So the situation we end up with is that there are two contradictory
> “existing practices” to document in Debian policy: the actual practice
> embodied in Debian packages, and the actual policy expressed by
> ftpmasters.

Ehrm, just because we have incomplete debian/copyright files doesn't
mean there's a consensus or an accepted practice that they are

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