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

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Sun Oct 20 04:52:53 UTC 2013

On 10/20/2013 06:03 AM, Luke W. Faraone wrote:
> 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
> conferences.
>> 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
> http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=openstack/python-troveclient.git;a=blob;f=debian/copyright;h=883f1762862657995ea3eb08257790253401eba5;hb=HEAD
> , it appears to me that *almost every single listed copyright holder* listed is
> listed incorrectly.
> Cheers,
> Luke

Hi Luke,

I have uploaded version 1.0.1-1 of the package including the
modifications you suggested (removed individual authors, added the
OpenStack foundation and HP, ...). Please have a look.


Thomas Goirand (zigo)

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