vs. Backports...

Michael R. Head burner at
Thu May 3 04:43:07 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-03-10 at 17:13 +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 03:45:12PM -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > I'd never heard of it until now.  I'm CCing the MOTU Council, who I hope can
> > provide a channel to begin a conversation with them.
> At the moment, there's no source available with the downloads. The site 
> maintainer has indicated that he believes pointing to the upstream 
> website is adequate for this, which is not an opinion that agrees with 
> the FSF (or, indeed, any sane reading of the GPL as far as I can tell). 
> I'm told that at least one copyright holder has requested that the site 
> be made compliant or his software removed - so far, there's been no 
> response to that. I'd suggest that if any form of cooperation is 
> envisaged, we ensure that the site is fully GPL-compliant first.

This appears to be resolved, with standard source and debdiff links for
each release of the packages. (I don't know when this happened, but when
I visited the site today, I noticed that the change had been made).


> -- 
> Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at
Michael R. Head <burner at>
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