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Re: systemd-resolved violates The Debian Free Software Guidelines




On Sun 29 Apr 2018 at 18:53:08 +0200, Martin Hanson wrote:

> I have posted this bug report
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=896806 that has been
> rejected by the maintainer.
> 
> Maybe I have misunderstood the issue completely, but I do have some
> experience with legal issues and AFAIK, there IS a problem here.
> 
> I am posting this to the mailing list in order to get "more eyes on
> the issue".

Our Leader wrote this mail today. A different context, of course, but
food for thought. [1]

 > Not speaking to this case specifically, but in general I would try
 > to convince maintainers with some combination of irrefutable
 > argument and well-tested patches (combined with a friendly demeanour
 > and a rhethorical flourish) rather than try and summon the "mob" from
 > debian-devel if I didn't immediately get my way.  ;)

Substitute debian-user for debian-devel.

[1] https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2018/04/msg00699.html

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Brian.