Re: filters: Licence problems
On Sun, Jan 24, 1999 at 01:50:21PM -0500, Raul Miller wrote:
> David Welton <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > If you are indeed serious... technically, you are right, of course,
> > but I think people are really going to think we are just a bunch of
> > grumpy party-poopers if we seriously start to get anal about obviously
> > silly licenses like this..:->
> Perhaps we need a new list: debian-grumpy-party-poopers?
> [With a nice long legal document indicating what's appropriate
> traffic for the list, of course.]
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