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Re: [gNewSense-users] Suspected non-free software and strategy to tackle
Re: [gNewSense-users] Suspected non-free software and strategy to tackle it.
Sat, 07 Jul 2007 23:45:46 +0930
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Chris Andrew wrote:
> Hi, all.
> As the Package Freedom Verification work continues to grow (phew!), we
> are more and more likely to find suspected non-free packages
> <http://wiki.gnewsense.org/Main/SuspectedNonFree> .
> So that we can ensure that something is done about these packages, do
> people think it would be a good idea to file bug reports for each
> suspected package? This way, an owner can be assigned, and progress can
> be checked. We could then decide on and document a strategy for dealing
> with the aforementioned packages.
1. I think it should work something like this:
2. Non free package found
3. Bug filed against package in gnewsense
3b. optional bug filed with debian if its still relevant to them.
4a. builder changed to not build/remove the package
4b. builder changed to edit package to free it.
5. bug marked fixed.
> What does anyone thing?
User of gNewSense: Free as in Freedom - http://www.gnewsense.org
Australian Ubuntu users team - http://wiki.ubuntu.com/AustralianTeam
User of Debian, The Universal Operating System - http://www.debian.org
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