[Dev] Policy for Package Quarantines
Nicolás A. Ortega
deathsbreed at themusicinnoise.net
Wed Apr 19 17:57:01 GMT 2017
On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 10:34:00AM -0700, jc_gargma wrote:
> > So far (aside from some spelling and grammatical mistakes I had) someone
> > also commented that apart from links to sources as to why something
> > should be removed (or rather, stay removed since this is a quarantine)
> > one should be able to post information about the code directly that is
> > in question. I kind of thought this was a given, but this should be okay
> > as well.
> > However, aside from this one comment, I am unsure if people generally
> > agree or if people simply have not been going over it. I would like
> > community input since I think this would help to make freedom issues
> > more efficient.
> In response to your main query:
> I would consider explicit code snippets or statements akin to "lines X through
> Y on file Z of commit W" to avoid posting non-free code, as a given to justify
> whether software is non-free.
Yes, that is what someone mentioned on the pad as well (although you put
it much more clearly, so I'll add it if you haven't already).
Nicolás Ortega Froysa (Deathsbreed)
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