dr at jones.dk
Sun Aug 22 17:43:48 UTC 2010
On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 12:32:49AM +0200, Arnout Engelen wrote:
>On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 04:34:45PM +0200, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>> On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 14:44:08 (CEST), Arnout Engelen wrote:
>> > Right - the README does contain a copyright line, states it's GPL
>> > and links to gnu.org As for not including the GPL license text, is
>> > that a problem?
>> It must be absolutely clear for any party, including the people that
>> are interested in redistributing work from us (think sidux, ubuntu or
>> other derivative distributions) what the exact redistribution terms
>> are. Otherewise there is a considerable risk that the archive
>> admistrators decide to not include your work in the archive.
>I'd say the README pretty clearly states jack-tools is GPL'ed - and
>after all, the old now-orphaned jack-tools had the same problem and
>made it into Debian fine.
We all want to do our best. Now that you want to work on this
packaging, some of us take a fresh look at the packaging and discover
flaws which were also flaws in the past, just not noticed.
Noone has the intend of "testing you" or something like that! :-)
>Nonetheless, as promised before, I'll prepare a patch that gets
>everything into the form recommended by GNU and ask upstream (Rohan) to
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