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Re: DFSG Draft #8

On Fri, Mar 12, 1999 at 03:23:35PM -0600, Ean R . Schuessler wrote:
> Should we include a clause that says the software must be unencumbered by
> software patents? This would make DFSG compliance a regional phenomena, but
> that is the way things actually are in reality.
I don't think so.  It's not the author's/copyright-holder's fault that some
governments are stupid.  I just got done adding wordage to the effect that
the DFSG does *not* take into account local laws that might affect a DFSG
free license.

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