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Re: Free Pine?

Raul Miller wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 01, 2000 at 01:26:53PM -0500, Steve Greenland wrote:
> > That to me says Debian has permission to re-distribute our modified
> > version, but that people who recieve it from us do not, unless they
> > too ask permission ("We do expect and appreciate..."). Non-free. If
> > she had written just "We appreciate..." I'd be comfortable putting it
> > in free.
> There's no legal difference between "Debian" and "people who recieve it
> from us".  [Legally, there's no such entity as "Debian".]
> Nor is there a difference from the viewpoint of our social contract.

Then why do we have DSFG #8 `License Must Not Be Specific to Debian'
if there is no Debian?

> Trying to divide us up, by drawing a line where there isn't one, is very
> much against what we're about.


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