[aur-requests] [PRQ#465] Deletion Request for numix-icon-theme-square

"P. A. López-Valencia" palopezv at gmail.com
Tue Aug 12 10:33:54 EDT 2014

On 12/08/14 09:14, Doug Newgard wrote:
> On 2014-08-12 09:09, P. A. López-Valencia wrote:
>> On 11/08/14 23:33, notify at aur.archlinux.org wrote:
>>> lots0logs [1] filed a deletion request for numix-icon-theme-square
>>> [2]:
>>> This package is not offered by Numix Project for free. Users must
>>> purchase a license to have access to the icons. Antergos users are
>>> given a free license however it does not extend to all of Arch. Please
>>> remove this package from the AUR ASAP. We are currently discussing how
>>> we can prevent situations like this in the future. Please contact me
>>> by email if you have any questions: dustin at falgout.us
>> The PKGBUILD does not point to a *download* URL. It explicitly states
>> that the icons *must be purchased* and gives the URL of the Numix
>> project where you can buy them. As far as I can see the PKGBUILD is
>> provided as a convenience for less experienced users that could break
>> their systems trying to roll their own or for lazy users like myself
>> that have better things to do.
> At the time of the request, it did download the icons from the 
> Antergos server.
> Maybe the requester should have simply notified the package maintainer 
> before making a request.

Probably so. The original message contains the seeds of strife.

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