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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.
Sun, 08 Jul 2007 12:47:17 +0930
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Chris Andrew wrote:
> Thanks for that. My thoughts exactly, although I had overlooked step
> 3b. I wonder whether it would be best for the people that found the
> suspected non-free to raise the bug report. If/ when agreed, we would
> also need to edit the wiki, so that KK's 5 steps are listed on the
> non-free page (I suggest).
> Anybody else got any thoughts?
could you 'sign' comments on the SuspectedNonFree page, it will make it
easier to know who needs to be asked about packages.
> On 07/07/07, *Karl Goetz* <address@hidden
> <mailto:address@hidden>> wrote:
> 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
> > 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?
> > Cheers,
> > Chris.
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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