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Bug#768292: debian-policy: please allow copyright file to refer to license text in separate files

Le Sat, Nov 08, 2014 at 02:27:10PM -0800, Russ Allbery a écrit :
> Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> writes:
> > The other objection, though, was that, as a project, we don't really
> > *like* the MPL 2.0 license.  It's a rather irritating license that we'd
> > rather people not use, and having it in common-licenses can be seen as a
> > sort of endorsement.  I'm not sure how much weight to put on that
> > argument.
> It appears that I confused this license with the Netscape Public License.
> Please ignore this paragraph; I don't know of anything wrong with the MPL
> 2.0 other than it being complicated and long, which is just a matter of
> taste.  :)

Good news.

Simon, would it solve your problem if the MPL-2.0 license were added
to /usr/share/common-license ?

(By the way, for the record, I consider that /usr/share/common-license is not a
mark of endorsement anyway).

Have a nice day,

Charles Plessy
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan

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