Re: Draft new DFSG
On Tue, 24 Nov 1998, Zephaniah E, Hull wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 23, 1998 at 06:21:31PM -0600, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > The only change I would propose to the DFSG is the addition of a
> > clause explicitly stating that Debian can pass a resolution declaring
> > any particular license "in" or "out", regardless of its actual
> > wording. This would effectively plug all loopholes and give Ian a
> > chance to talk us into throwing out particular licenses that he finds
> > repugnant even if they are technically in compliance.
> I would strongly disagree to this, if a massive loophole is found then
> we can patch the DFSG, but allowing us to up and decide that we don't
> like a license which fits the DFSG is (IMHO) not acceptable..
I would strongly disagree too!
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