Bug#694883: debian-policy: copyright format: please clarify the recommended form for public domain files
retitle 694883 copyright-format: please clarify the recommended form for public domain files
usertag 694883 normative issue
Le Sat, Dec 01, 2012 at 07:33:57PM +0100, Francesco Poli (wintermute) a écrit :
> I understand that saying:
> Files: [specification of which files...]
> Copyright: none
> License: public-domain
> [explanation of why the files are in the public domain...]
> would be a good way to document that the files under consideration
> are not subject to copyright.
> Could this be recommended more explicitly in a future update of
> the machine-readable debian/copyright file format specification?
As discussed on debian-legal, let's review this when the specification needs to
be updated. For the moment, the most likely issue in line to trigger the
update would be to incorporate the Files-Excluded field proposed by Andreas
Tille, if it gains support, broader use and consensus.
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan