Removal of non-free files from repository
matthew.brett at gmail.com
Fri Aug 7 07:47:32 EDT 2015
On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 11:55 AM, Stefan van der Walt
<stefanv at berkeley.edu> wrote:
> Hi, all
> Please refer to this Debian bug: https://bugs.debian.org/771191
> It has been noted that the Lena image we distribute (even though we no
> longer use it ourselves anywhere) is not fully free. In other words, Debian
> would be forced to release a version of scikit-image without it.
> I thought we could make their lives easier by simply removing the image from
> the main repository. What do you think? One question is whether we also
> remove ``data.lena``, or change it to return astronaut.
Good to retire Lena, but returning the astronaut from ``data.lena``
seems like a step too far ...
Raise an error from ``data.lena`?
More information about the scikit-image