Quoting Paul Wise (2017-08-05 09:38:45) > On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 2:03 PM, Jonas Smedegaard wrote: > > > Am I alone in finding it wrong to promote commercial services in long > > descriptions of packages n Debian main? > > In general, I think we should avoid doing that. > > In this case, the advertisement is also present on the upstream github > page, via the README, which is also in the Debian package, so removing > it from the Debian package description will not remove the > advertisement entirely. Personally I'd prefer to not have it present > in any of the locations, but leaving it in the README in Debian and > upstream seems like a reasonable compromise. > > > No, at worst this is misuse of Debian resources for commercial gain - > > i.e. using long description field for advertising a non-free service. > > I got the impression that Faidon is not involved with SSLMate so this > and the relevant DMUP clause does not seem to apply in this case.
For the record, I did not mean to imply that Faidon would gain anything. I apologize for such accidental accusation! - Jonas -- * Jonas Smedegaard - idealist & Internet-arkitekt * Tlf.: +45 40843136 Website: http://dr.jones.dk/ [x] quote me freely [ ] ask before reusing [ ] keep private
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