Re: Bug#366834: ITP: cxxtools -- library of unrelated, but useful C++ classes
* Miles Bader [Fri, May 12 2006, 03:08:47PM]:
> Don Armstrong <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Just because something is also political statement doesn't make it
> > evil or wrong.
> I think it's rather rude to respond to an ITP by publicly questioning
> the choice of license (as long as it's a valid license for Debian).
IMO there was no subtle offense, and no rejection because of license.
But the wording could have been better:
"Please consider asking the upstream to change a license to a more
friendly one. GPL in a support (library) package has too much impact,
especially on packages with other free but slightly GPL-incompatible