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Re: Draft new DFSG - r1.4

Milan Zamazal writes:

> This makes SWI Prolog non-free because of one its licensing clause:

>    6.  If you base research on SWI-Prolog and publish on  this  research,
>  you   must   include  appropriate  acknowledgements  and  references  to
>  SWI-Prolog in your publication.

IMHO that is a restriction on use and fails the present DFSG.  It is also
so vague as to be impossible to comply with.

Shouldn't this thread be on debian-legal?  I've cc'd it.
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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