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Re: Do we need embargoes for GPL compliance issues?

* Russ Allbery:

> Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de> writes:
>> Do you think Debian should welcome embargoes for GPL compliance issues?
>> Security embargoes are a huge pain, but one would hope that GPL
>> violations by Linux distributions are much rarer events.
> I'm sorry, I think I'm missing some basic context required to make sense
> of this question (and therefore I suspect other people on this list are as
> well).
> What exactly would we be embargoing, and why?

See bug #907585 for an example.  It occurred to me only afterwards
that reporting it publicly (upstream) might be a bit inconvenient for
some people (although no one has complained to me directly).

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