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Re: DFSG v2 Draft #5

I have two comments...

> 3.2. Misrepresentation of Authors 
> ----------------------------------
>      The license may restrict the use of names and trademarks of the
>      copyright holders in association with modifications of the original
>      software.
>      <Not part of the old DFSG>
>      <It can restrict the unauthorized use of the names and trademarks of
>      the copyright holders even to promote something derived from the
>      original software>
> 3.6.2. Versioning and Renaming 
> -------------------------------
>      Modified software may be required to use a version number or name
>      different than the official release.

Are these two clauses redundant?  And should 3.6.2 be interpreted to 
extend to other identifiers besides name or number (such as icon used 
in a GUI to identify the software, or a logo affiliated with the 


gecko@debian.org said:
> 3.3. License of Derived Works  ------------------------------
>      The license may also require the license of modified and derived
>      software be restricted to the same license or to any license that
>      meets these software has the choice of license as long as they
> meet
>      these guidelines.

>      <Also part of old DFSG point 7> 

This looks like the result of a bad cut-and-paste job.  I have tried, 
and I can't even understand what it was supposed to mean.  Could this 
be clarified in the final version?

     Buddha Buck                      bmbuck@acsu.buffalo.edu
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