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Re: DEP-5 meta: New co-driver; current issues

On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 05:10:11PM -0700, Don Armstrong wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Aug 2010, Craig Small wrote:

> > What are these benefits?

> The major important bits are that people who are basing distributions
> on Debian or are using Debian in the enterprise or embedded
> environments can more easily determine the set of licences that they
> need to audit for compliance purposes and due dilligence. Debian will
> also know better what licences we are distributing in main, and can
> possibly track issues where we are unable to ship specific
> derivative works.

In order to truly deliver on this we'd need the entire distro to be
converted to DEP5 format but elsewhere in the thread it was stated that
this is not a goal.

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