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PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[pokerth] vague terminology "Open Source" in descriptio...Deferred
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This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/pokerth 1.1.1-17
    Open source Texas Hold'em Poker simulator

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

Free software Texas Hold'em Poker simulator
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[polymake] vague terminology "Open Source" in descripti...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/polymake 3.1-1
    Open source software for research in polyhedral geometry

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

Free software for research in polyhedral geometry
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[portaudio] vague terminology "Open Source" in descript...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/portaudio 190600_20161030-1
    A free, cross-platform, open source, audio I/O library.

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

A free software, cross-platform, audio I/O library.
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[pymol] vague terminology "Open Source" in description ...Deferred
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This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/pymol 1.8.6.0-2
    Molecular visualization system on an Open Source foundation

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

Molecular visualization system on a Free Software foundation
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[python-scipy] vague terminology "Open Source" in descr...Deferred
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This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/python-scipy 0.19.0-1
    SciPy is open-source software for mathematics, science, and engineering.

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

SciPy is free software for mathematics, science, and engineering.
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[python-tornado] vague terminology "Open Source" in des...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/python-tornado 4.5.1-1 [installed]
    open source version of the scalable, non-blocking web server and tools

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

free software version of the scalable, non-blocking web server and tools
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[python2-scipy] vague terminology "Open Source" in desc...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/python2-scipy 0.19.0-1 [installed]
    SciPy is open-source software for mathematics, science, and engineering.

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

SciPy is free software for mathematics, science, and engineering.
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[python2-tornado] vague terminology "Open Source" in de...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/python2-tornado 4.5.1-1 [installed]
    open source version of the scalable, non-blocking web server and tools

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

free software version of the scalable, non-blocking web server and tools
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[radare2] vague terminology "Open Source" in descriptio...Deferred
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This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/radare2 1.4.0-1
    Open-source tools to disasm, debug, analyze and manipulate binary files

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

Free-software tools to disasm, debug, analyze and manipulate binary files
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[rdesktop] vague terminology "Open Source" in descripti...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/rdesktop 1.8.3-3
    An open source client for Windows Remote Desktop Services

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

A free software client for Windows Remote Desktop Services
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[repo] vague terminology "Open Source" in description o...Deferred
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This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/repo 1.12.37-1
    The Multiple Git Repository Tool from the Android Open Source Project

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

The Multiple Git Repository Tool from the Android Free Software Project
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[simgear] vague terminology "Open Source" in descriptio...Deferred
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This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/simgear 2017.1.3-1
    A set of open-source libraries designed to be used as building blocks for quickly assembling 3d simulations, games, and visualization applications.

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

A set of free-software libraries designed to be used as building blocks for quickly assembling 3d simulations, games, and visualization applications.
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[slrn] vague terminology "Open Source" in description o...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/slrn 1.0.3-2
    An open source text-based news client

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

A free software text-based news client
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[stone-soup] vague terminology "Open Source" in descrip...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/stone-soup 0.19.5-1
    Open-source, single-player, role-playing roguelike game of exploration and treasure-hunting

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

Free-software, single-player, role-playing roguelike game of exploration and treasure-hunting
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[sysdig] vague terminology "Open Source" in description...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/sysdig 0.15.1-2
    Open source system-level exploration and troubleshooting tool

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

Free software system-level exploration and troubleshooting tool
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[tkabber] vague terminology "Open Source" in descriptio...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/tkabber 1.1.2-1
    Tkabber is an open source Jabber client, written in Tcl/Tk.

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

Tkabber is a free software Jabber client, written in Tcl/Tk.
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[topbeat] vague terminology "Open Source" in descriptio...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/topbeat 1.3.1-1
    Open source server monitoring agent that stores metrics in Elasticsearch

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

Free software server monitoring agent that stores metrics in Elasticsearch
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[ttf-overpass] vague terminology "Open Source" in descr...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/ttf-overpass 2.1-2
    An open source font family inspired by Highway Gothic esp. suited for signs, lettering and web sites

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

A free software font family inspired by Highway Gothic esp. suited for signs, lettering and web sites
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[unrealircd] vague terminology "Open Source" in descrip...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/unrealircd 4.0.11-2
    Open Source IRC Server

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

Free Software IRC Server
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[wiredtiger] vague terminology "Open Source" in descrip...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/wiredtiger 2.9.1-1
    High performance, scalable, production quality, NoSQL, Open Source extensible platform for data management

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

High performance, scalable, production quality, NoSQL, Free Software extensible platform for data management
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[xwax] vague terminology "Open Source" and "Linux" in d...Deferred
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This package contains vague terminology “Open Source” and “Linux”:

community/xwax 1.6-1
    Open-source vinyl emulation software for Linux.

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source” and “Linux” as operating system, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source” and “Linux” as operating system.

eg.

Free-software vinyl emulation software for GNU/Linux.
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[zynaddsubfx] vague terminology "Open Source" in descri...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

community/zynaddsubfx 3.0.1-1
    Opensource software synthesizer capable of making a countless number of instruments.

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

Free software synthesizer capable of making a countless number of instruments.
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[libspnav] vague terminology "Alternative" in descripti...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Alternative”:

extra/libspnav 0.2.3-1
    Alternative to the proprietary 3Dconnexion device driver and SDK for their 3D input devices

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Alternative”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Alternative

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Alternative”.

eg.

Replacement to the proprietary 3Dconnexion device driver and SDK for their 3D input devices
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[drupal] vague terminology "Content" in description of ...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Content”:

community/drupal 8.3.2-1
    A PHP-based content management platform

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Content”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Content”.

eg.

A PHP-based web site revision system platform
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[clamtk] vague terminology "Linux" in description of pa...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Linux”:

community/clamtk 5.24-1
    Easy to use, light-weight, on-demand virus scanner for Linux systems

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Linux” as operating system, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Linux” as operating system.

eg.

Easy to use, light-weight, on-demand virus scanner for GNU/Linux systems
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[oprofile] vague terminology "Linux" in description of ...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Linux”:

community/oprofile 1.1.0-3
    System-wide profiler for Linux systems

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Linux” as operating system, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Linux” as operating system.

eg.

System-wide profiler for GNU/Linux systems
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[shorewall] vague terminology "Linux" in description of...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Linux”:

community/shorewall 5.1.4-1
    An iptables-based firewall for Linux systems

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Linux” as operating system, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Linux” as operating system.

eg.

An iptables-based firewall for GNU/Linux systems
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[shorewall6] vague terminology "Linux" in description o...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Linux”:

community/shorewall6 5.1.4-1
    An iptables-based firewall for Linux systems (with IPv6 support)

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Linux” as operating system, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Linux” as operating system.

eg.

An iptables-based firewall for GNU/Linux systems (with IPv6 support)
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[gmtp] vague terminology "MP3 Player" in description of...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “MP3 Player”:

community/gmtp 1.3.10-2
    A simple MP3 player client for MTP based devices

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “MP3 Player”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#MP3Player

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “MP3 Player”.

eg.

A simple audio player client for MTP based devices
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[kdb] vague terminology "Vendor" in description of pack...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Vendor”:

extra/kdb 3.0.1.1-2
    A database connectivity and creation framework for various database vendors

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Vendor”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Vendor

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Vendor”.

eg.

A database connectivity and creation framework for various database suppliers
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[publicsuffix-list] vague terminology "Vendor" in descr...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Vendor”:

extra/publicsuffix-list 20170118.560.45a2bf8-1
    Cross-vendor public domain suffix database

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Vendor”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Vendor

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Vendor”.

eg.

Cross-supplier public domain suffix database
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[glide] vague terminology "Vendor" in description of pa...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Vendor”:

community/glide 0.12.3-1
    Dependency management and vendoring for Go projects

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Vendor”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Vendor

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Vendor”.

eg.

Dependency management and suppliering for Go projects
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[ndiswrapper-dkms] vague terminology "Vendor" in descri...Deferred
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Vendor”:

community/ndiswrapper-dkms 1.60.20160717-1
    Module for NDIS (Windows Network Drivers) drivers supplied by vendors.Use with DKMS

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Vendor”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Vendor

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Vendor”.

eg.

Module for NDIS (Windows Network Drivers) drivers.Use with DKMS
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[ext3grep]: vague terminology "Content" in description ...Deferred
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Task Description

Description:

community/ext3grep 0.10.2-4
    A tool to investigate an ext3 file system for deleted content and possibly recover it

Description is vague because of the word “content”. Why not say instead “data”?

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[webfs]: vague terminology "Content" in description of ...Deferred
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Task Description

Description:

community/webfs 1.21-13
    Simple and instant http server for mostly static content.

Description is vague because of the word “content”. Why not simply say “files” instead and be more specific.

Even empty files without data inside can be served.

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[openstreetmap-map-icons-svn]: using vague "public doma...Deferred
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Description:

community/openstreetmap-map-icons-svn 31588-1 [installed]
    A set of public domain licensed map icons for general OSM use

It is questionable if it is “Licensed” or dedicated.

See the file:
/usr/share/licenses/openstreetmap-map-icons/svg-twotone/LICENSE.txt

it does not matter if the file is named “LICENSE”, it could be also named anyhow else.

There must be reason why the organization Creative Commons is not using the word “License” in that text, and that is why I propose to simply say in description:

    A set of public domain map icons for general OSM use
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[autoconf-archive]: using vague "freely" term in descr...Deferred
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community/autoconf-archive 1:2017.03.21-1
    A collection of freely re-usable Autoconf macros

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#FreelyAvailable

Don’t use “freely available software” as a synonym for “free software.” The terms are not equivalent. Software is “freely available” if anyone can easily get a copy. “Free software” is defined in terms of the freedom of users that have a copy of it. These are answers to different questions.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[python-biopython]: using vague "freely" term in descri...Deferred
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community/python-biopython 1.69-1
    Freely available Python tools for computational molecular biology

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#FreelyAvailable

Don’t use “freely available software” as a synonym for “free software.” The terms are not equivalent. Software is “freely available” if anyone can easily get a copy. “Free software” is defined in terms of the freedom of users that have a copy of it. These are answers to different questions.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[python2-biopython]: using vague "freely available" ter...Deferred
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community/python2-biopython 1.69-1
    Freely available Python tools for computational molecular biology

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#FreelyAvailable

Don’t use “freely available software” as a synonym for “free software.” The terms are not equivalent. Software is “freely available” if anyone can easily get a copy. “Free software” is defined in terms of the freedom of users that have a copy of it. These are answers to different questions.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[man-pages-de]: using kernel name without operating sys...Deferred
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Task Description

Description:

community/man-pages-de 1.22-1
     German Linux man pages

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[man-pages-ru]: using kernel name without operating sys...Deferred
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Task Description

Description:

community/man-pages-ru 4.08_2329_2272_20170321-2
     Russian Linux man pages

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[man-pages-zh_cn]: using kernel name without operating ...Deferred
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Task Description

Description:

community/man-pages-zh_cn 1.6.3.1-1
     Simplified Chinese Linux man pages

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[man-pages-zh_tw]: using kernel name without operating ...Deferred
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Task Description

Description:

community/man-pages-zh_tw 1.6.3.1-1
     Traditional Chinese Linux man pages

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

PackagesStableFreedom IssueVery LowHigh[smplayer] Removal of unfree "Chromecast"-pluginResearching
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Task Description

Within the current version of smplayer in the repositories a proprietary interface to Chromecast is activated and therefore a risk for privacy of the users as this hardware is the complete opposite of freedom.

PackagesStableFreedom IssueVery LowCritical[elementary-icon-theme] Contains non-FSDG compliant dis...Assigned
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Task Description

About that distro, Elementary OS is semi-libre/free, Ubuntu based, long term support, but does not comply with the GNU Free System Distributibution Guidelines (FSDG). To either rebrand or remove existing non-FSDG compliant distro icon files.

The following affected files are present in this list:

  • /usr/share/icons/elementary/places/16/distributor-logo.svg
  • /usr/share/icons/elementary/places/24/distributor-logo.svg
  • /usr/share/icons/elementary/places/32/distributor-logo.svg
  • /usr/share/icons/elementary/places/48/distributor-logo.svg
  • /usr/share/icons/elementary/places/64/distributor-logo.svg
  • /usr/share/icons/elementary/places/128/distributor-logo.svg
  • /usr/share/icons/elementary/places/symbolic/distributor-logo-symbolic.svg
PackagesStableFreedom IssueVery LowCritical[conky] Some serious issuesAssigned
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I’m writing here about the package Conky. It is the useful widget of system monitor into your desktop, but there are some serious issues:

Config variables

  • distribution outputs the string “Arch Linux” instead of “Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre”.
  • eve requires users to use API for non-libre/free video game EVE Online, and should be removed.
  • All Beep Media Player (BMPx) related variables (including bmpx_album, bmpx_artist, bmpx_bitrate, bmpx_title, bmpx_track and bmpx_uri) are obselete and useless, and should be removed because the package BMPx isn’t present on Arch and Hyperbola official repositories but Arch User Repository (AUR).
  • [For Milky Way version 0.4.x only] All PulseAudio related variables (including if_pa_sink_muted, pa_sink_volume, pa_sink_volumebar, pa_sink_description, pa_card_name and pa_card_active_profile) are no longer used, and should be removed due replaced the default audio server with sndio.

Manual

  • Contains non-FDSG compliant distros.
  • Contains vague terminology.
  • Requires users to use API for non-libre/free weather network service(s) (including The Weather Channel).
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[texmacs] ERROR: Unbound variable: eval-when, and not s...Unconfirmed
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texmacs 
ERROR: Unbound variable: eval-when

it cannot start

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[wireshark*] mentions non-free OSes in pacman descripti...Unconfirmed
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community/wireshark-cli 2.2.6-1
    a free network protocol analyzer for Unix/Linux and Windows - CLI version
community/wireshark-common 2.2.6-1
    Common files used by wireshark-gtk and wireshark-qt
community/wireshark-gtk 2.2.6-1
    a free network protocol analyzer for Unix/Linux and Windows - GTK frontend
community/wireshark-qt 2.2.6-1
    a free network protocol analyzer for Unix/Linux and Windows - Qt frontend

It’s better to change to a more neutral description such as “a cross-platform network protocol analyzer - CLI/GTK/Qt version”.

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community/keepass 2.35-2
    A easy-to-use password manager for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and mobile
    devices.

Better to change to something like “A cross-platform password manager supporting mobile devices”.

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This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

extra/openjpeg 1.5.2-1
    An open source JPEG 2000 codec

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

A free software JPEG 2000 codec
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