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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] "or any later" clause mandatory?

From: Sebastian Gerhardt
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] "or any later" clause mandatory?
Date: Sun, 01 Nov 2009 09:46:23 +0100

On Sat, 2009-10-31 at 18:29 -0500, Karl Berry wrote:

> It also leads to
> which although is explicitly not the hosting policy, is more detailed
> and useful than the actual policy for submitters, it seems to me.  I've
> never been sure what to do about this discrepancy, but it's always
> seemed troublesome to me.  Sigh.  Separate issue, I know.

Who was it who introduced and wrote the Savannah requirements? I'd like
to ask this person to resolve that discrepancy.

> Anyway, I don't see anything about distros on either of those pages, and
> doing some searches didn't turn it up either.
> Searching the mailing list archives, I found some responses.  See for
> example, which says:
>     As mentioned in the registration pages, we do not host complete
>     distros, distros isos, packages repositories, etc, for space and
>     bandwidth reasons. We may just offer support for organisational
>     purpose and dedicated software (such as iso creation scripts).
> (This same text is in replies to several old requests.)  But I could not
> the right "registration pages".  
> Also, if it's about space and bandwidth, then supporting partial distro
> uploads (of certain packages, as mentioned in this latest request) seems
> like it would be allowed.  Hmm.

It would also a hell of a job for the reviewer to check thousand of
packages for compliance, if I may add. :)

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