2011/2/15 Jonas Smedegaard <d...@jones.dk>: > On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 01:05:02AM +0000, mira-gu...@users.alioth.debian.org > wrote: >> >> +Format: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/dep/web/deps/dep5.mdwn?op=file&rev=166 >> +Upstream-Name: japa >> +Upstream-Contact: Fons Adriaensen <f...@kokkinizita.net> >> +Source: http://www.kokkinizita.net/linuxaudio/downloads/index.html >> +Copyright: 2003-2006 Fons Adriaensen <f...@kokkinizita.net> >> +License: GPL-2+ >> + >> +Files: debian/* > > Beware that copyright+license in the _header_ section does not mean the same > as when listed as an initial wildcard files section. > > I am not entirely sure what the listing in the header section means, but > believe it is something like "upstream project claims generally for their > project as released as a whole", i.e. it is _not_ the _actual_ source > licensing mandated by Debian Policy but most useful for Debian-native > packages and only a spiffy add-on for others, as it only vaguely indicates > how upstream believe it is sensible to _relicense_ the contained source. > > In other words, I believe all actually stated copyright claims and their > related licensing *must* be represented in a "body" section. > > So if you are lazy and want to list the least possible: Use an initial > wildcard files section and avoid listing copyright and licensing in the > header section. > > >> + You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along >> + with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., >> + 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA. >> +Comment: On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public >> + License can be found in `/usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-2'. > > I recommend to treat the contact notice _not_ as an integral part of the > licensing note (as Debian Policy requires that to be included verbatim), > move it to the comment (to clearly indicate such treatment), and replace it > with the newer style reference to the FSF _web_ address (to avoid having to > update it each time the organisation moves physical location for their > headquarter and lintian gets added some whining about it).
Thank you Jonas for your comments ... should be fixed now ... please check. regards mira _______________________________________________ pkg-multimedia-maintainers mailing list email@example.com http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-multimedia-maintainers