[php-maint] Bug#692613: Bug#692613: Bug#692613: php5: non-free files in upstream tarball ("The Software shall be used for, Good, not Evil")

Ondřej Surý ondrej at debian.org
Thu Nov 15 18:32:46 UTC 2012

I think the best course of action is to contact debian-release team
and ask for an exception (e.g. in Cc:).

Unless we get upstream to change the license (which is unlikely), it's
too late in release cycle for any radical change (like stripping the
json out completely).

On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 7:09 PM, Lior Kaplan <kaplan at debian.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 7:51 PM, Michael Biebl <biebl at debian.org> wrote:
>> Since Fedora doesn't consider the json license as "good" [1], it seems
>> we are not the only ones having this problem.
>> Have you checked what other distros are doing about that, especially
>> Fedora?
> Fedora says it's bad, but they still provide it (checked
> php-5.4.1-1.fc17.src.rpm from Fedora 17).
> Kaplan
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