[Publicity-commits] r3211 - in /dpn: en/current/index.wml fr/current/index.wml

taffit at users.alioth.debian.org taffit at users.alioth.debian.org
Sat Feb 18 21:07:56 UTC 2012


Author: taffit
Date: Sat Feb 18 21:07:55 2012
New Revision: 3211

URL: http://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/publicity/?sc=1&rev=3211
Log:
GPL: numbers are fake, add a quote from Russ Allbery

Modified:
    dpn/en/current/index.wml
    dpn/fr/current/index.wml

Modified: dpn/en/current/index.wml
URL: http://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/publicity/dpn/en/current/index.wml?rev=3211&op=diff
==============================================================================
--- dpn/en/current/index.wml (original)
+++ dpn/en/current/index.wml Sat Feb 18 21:07:55 2012
@@ -73,15 +73,16 @@
 <a href="http://www.itwire.com/business-it-news/open-source/52838-gpl-use-in-debian-on-the-rise-study">analysing
 John Sullivan's study on the use of the GNU General Public Licence (GPL) in the
 Debian project</a>.
-Sullivan, executive director at the Free Software Foundation, said during his
+John, executive director at the Free Software Foundation, said during his
 FOSDEM 2012 talk titled <q>Is copyleft being framed?</q> that
 93% of Debian <q>Squeeze</q>'s packages are released under licences in
 the GPL family (including the GPL, the Affero GPL and LGPL), showing a
 constant and significant increase from the previous releases.
-Sullivan based his analysis on symlinks to shared licence files and on
-regular expression matching.
-# How does this numbers compare with Russ Allbery's numbers
-# (used to check for /usr/share/common-licenses inclusion)
+
+The numbers are actually based on a Debian tool, but Russ Allbery
+mentioned that its 
+<q><a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-publicity/2012/02/msg00048.html">purpose
+isn't designed for that</a></q>, so these numbers can't be trusted as is.
 </p>
 
 <toc-add-entry name="monetary">Monetary value of Debian <q>Wheezy</q></toc-add-entry>

Modified: dpn/fr/current/index.wml
URL: http://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/publicity/dpn/fr/current/index.wml?rev=3211&op=diff
==============================================================================
--- dpn/fr/current/index.wml (original)
+++ dpn/fr/current/index.wml Sat Feb 18 21:07:55 2012
@@ -81,15 +81,17 @@
 étude de John Sullivan sur l'utilisation de la licence
 publique générale GNU (GPL) dans le projet Debian</a>.
 
-Sullivan, directeur exécutif de la Free Software Foundation, a dit
+John, directeur exécutif de la Free Software Foundation, a dit
 lors d'une présentation au FOSDEM 2012 talk intitulée <q>Le copyleft
 est-il victime d'un coup monté ?</q> que 93 % des paquets de Debian
 <q>Squeeze</q> sont publiés sous des licences de la famille GPL (y
 compris la GPL, l'Affero GPL et la LGPL), montrant une augmentation
 constante et significative depuis les publications précédentes.
 
-Il a fondé son analyse sur les liens symboliques des fichiers
-de licence et sur des correspondances d'expression rationnelles.
+Russ Allbery a signalé que l'outil utilisé pour produire ces nombres <q><a
+href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-publicity/2012/02/msg00048.html">\
+n'est pas conçu pour ce type d'utilisation</a></q>, et par
+conséquent, ces nombres ne peuvent pas être utilisé tels quels.
 </p>
 
 




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