[Openstack-devel] python-troveclient_0.1.4-1_amd64.changes REJECTED

Luke W. Faraone lfaraone at debian.org
Sat Oct 19 22:03:32 UTC 2013

On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 01:43:50PM +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 10/19/2013 12:00 PM, Luke Faraone wrote:
> > Dear maintainer,
> > 
> > debian/copyright is **not** an AUTHORS list. This package appears to be 
> > Copyright (c) 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P., and some other 
> > companies, not copyrighted each individual employee at HP who worked on it.
> There's no proof of it in the source code, though I *know* that
> Rackspace is involved in the writing of Trove, because I met the authors
> during the last summit in Portland. It was called project "red dwarf" at
> that time.

Perhaps they did it under the auspices of "Copyright 2011-2013 OpenStack LLC".
If you're uncertain who the copyright holders are, asking upstream is better
than guessing or basing a copyright declaration on ad-hoc meetings at

> Having only HP in the debian/copyright is to me simply wrong. See my
> other reply about emails@<company-name> as well.

Please clarify how, for example, you determined "Josh Dorothy" or
"justin-hopper" has a copyright on this package. They are both employees of HP,
and the copyright notice represented in the files credits HP, not the
individual employees. 

Looking at
, it appears to me that *almost every single listed copyright holder* listed is
listed incorrectly.



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