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Re: Leadership, effects on Debian and open source community

Jules Bean <jmlb2@hermes.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> However, unwilling to make apache non-free, we'll probably have to live with
> it.

Alternatively, we rewrite the DFSG2 so we can grandfather it.

This is right if the only merit to arguments against tossing the
advertising clause is that we'll discriminate against packages whose
authors haven't had sufficient time to consider the new DFSG.

[And, seeing how long it takes Debian to change something major I can
certainly see how it could take years to make a major change.]


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