On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 5:53 PM, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> Something else that would be nice to have is a way to track the story
> behind each piece of non-free software. There are some cases where
> software ends up in non-free for rather obscure (but correct!) reasons.
> It would be great to have a place to document those reasons, the
> freedoms that are given up when using that piece of software, the state
> of alternatives, pointers to relevant bugs or contact points that one
> cloud lobby, etc.
The old way was to store (most of) that information here:
Now Debian policy (section 12.5) says it should be stored in debian/copyright.