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Re: [directory-discuss] Any admin available to review PeerTube?

From: David Hedlund
Subject: Re: [directory-discuss] Any admin available to review PeerTube?
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 08:16:46 +0200
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On 2018-06-25 07:48, bill-auger wrote:
> On Mon, 2018-06-25 at 07:22 +0200, David Hedlund wrote:
>> Doesn't the GNU FSDG require that it's mandatory to include license
>> headers?
> it is not mandatory - the GPL suggests that it is good practice to do so but 
> no
> other license that i know of even mentions that - if the FSDG made that
> mandatory, then distros would only have GPL programs
> ive been holding back from mentioning the elephant on the dining table here; 
> but
> i may as well note that this is a web site - yes? a webby-webby web site - as
> such, it very likely includes massive entangled piles (aka "bundled") of
> obfuscated (aka "minified") javascripts, originating from possibly hundreds of
> upstream projects, possibly identified, possibly not, possibly with or without
> *any* discernible license, and some possibly downloaded from the net at 
> run-time 
> to be executed immediately at the client

We don't approve software entries that's doesn't pass the GNU FSDG so
this is irrelevant.

> the license in the project root is probably only attributable to the 
> server-side 
> code at most - unfortunately web software is not nearly as clean cut as native
> programs and requires significantly more scrutiny; with a high likelihood of
> panning out as a lost cause rabbit hole - "maybe a volunteer will do it" is 
> not
> a reasonable expectation

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