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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

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