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Re: Request for official help

On Tue, 25 Jul 2017, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 04:39:21PM +0200, MENGUAL Jean-Philippe wrote:
> > Right but if Debian could subscribe to such service, it could freely
> > generate as EANs as needed for their releases, installers, liveDVDs. But
> > indeed, maybe it is not the easiest solution.
> I think it does make sense to have EANs for Debian, but perhaps it isn't
> necessary to have an EAN for *everything* we produce.
> E.g., we could have:
> - An EAN for CD1, DVD1, and BD1 for every architecture,
> - An EAN for the various live images
> - An EAN for "the full set" of DVD and BD images
> There's no need to have an EAN for, say, the armel DVD#10 or some such.
> Alternatively, we could assign EANs on a by-request basis; if a media
> vendor wants to sell a particular (set of) image(s) on amazon or some
> other such site that doesn't have an EAN yet, provide a contact for them
> to request an EAN for that set.

Run that through some legal advice, though.  If "we" (Debian, SPI, etc)
get to be co-responsible for the actions of someone using our EANs with
permission [in some relevant juridisction], it is best to not have them
in the first place.

  Henrique Holschuh

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