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Bug#729203: Reintroducing FFmpeg to Debian

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usertags 729203 copyright-review-requested

Hi Charles,

On 06.08.2014 13:55, Charles Plessy wrote:
A few years ago, I made a proposal for peer-reviewing copyright files in the
NEW queue.


The goal is not to substitute for the inspection by the FTP Master team, but to
correct defects before their review, therefore saving their time.

This looks like a good idea, but unfortunately it seems not to be an often used process.

I have done a few dozens of these reviews and share Thorsten's impression in
general (althouth in my opinion 80 % is quite an upper-range estimate…).

I have no accurate numbers, but I just reviewed three packages [1-3] and found problems in all of them. It's a rather small sample size, but still...

I encourage everybody who uploads to the NEW queue to review some packages in
exchange.  To help people reviewing your package, please make sure that a
copy is accessible (source packages in the NEW queue are not accessible outside
the FTP Master team).

Now, could anyone review the debian/copyright file of ffmpeg?
The sources are available in this repository:

Best regards,

1: https://bugs.debian.org/686447
2: https://bugs.debian.org/735884
3: https://bugs.debian.org/683746

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