Re: Extended descriptions of non-free/non-US packages.
On Mon, Oct 02, 2000 at 01:12:17 +0930, Matthew Tuck wrote:
> In detail, I want this at the bottom of every package description in
> - if it's in non-US, explain what parts of the software use crypto,
> since it's not always obvious.
> - if it's in non-free for patent reasons, give the patent numbers and
> the locations in which the patents are held. If it is DFSG compliant,
> explain this. Explain which parts of the software embody the patents.
Personally, I think this would clutter the package descriptions to little
benefit. A much more appropriate place IMO is /usr/share/<package>/copyright.
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