[aur-general] Moving packages to Community

Xyne xyne at archlinux.ca
Sun Feb 6 12:52:14 EST 2011

Ángel Velásquez wrote:

> We eventually show our respect to the author to notice him that we do
> will move your package, but it's arrogant and too stupid to pretend
> that a TU or Dev have to `ask you for permission` <--- THIS IS
> MADNESS, you aren't the owner of that PKGBUILD ! even if you wrote it
> from scratch! the next thing after from asking for permission will be
> "please pay me" .. so hell no.

See Eric Waller's post and my reply to it. Submitters might be the legal owners
of PKGBUILDs, however insane that may be. The AUR does not clearly indicate
that submitted aurballs must be licensed permissively.

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