Re: %20Re: Debian Maintainers GR Proposal
Benjamin BAYART wrote:
> Another case come back in my mind: pandora. Those fonts have been
> available with TeX since years and years. They have been removed from
> Debian/main for good reasons (wrong license: free for non commercial use).
> In my mind, in such a case, it should be mandatory to move the
> corresponding software in Debian/non-free, instead of dropping it.
This happens when the maintainer is happy to continue maintaining
it which is not always the case. Depends on the maintainer and their
> It is often not done because the maintainer do not have time enough to
> do that, it can be sorted out by a DM who would handle that.
When the DM wants to maintain the package in non-free that could be
possible. If a non-free package would be a sufficient enough reason for
granting DM permissions, that is.
If nothing changes, everything will remain the same. -- Barne's Law