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Re: Draft new DFSG

On Tue, Nov 24, 1998 at 08:14:29AM -0600, john@dhh.gt.org wrote:
> And I'd like to think that we are mature enough not to do so.  If we
> aren't, a few words in the DFSG won't change much.  My proposal essentially
> makes the developers a "supreme court" for the DFSG, so that ambiguities
> and dispute can always be resolved.

Indeed. Since we are the only people applying the DFSG, a license doesn't
just have to be compliant with the letter -- we are free to test it
against the spirit as well. I like your suggestion.

Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
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