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Re: Darwin Streaming Server

On Wed, Oct 31, 2001 at 12:43:39AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 30, 2001 at 10:04:46PM -0700, Colin Mattson wrote:
> > I believe Shaya may be right here -- the DFSG does not make the same
> > provisions as the GNU Free Software definition does.  While GNU's Free Software
> > definition rules that you must be able to keep modifications private, the
> > Debian Free Software Guidelines have no such provision in their current
> > incarnation.
> > 
> > A cursory examination of the proposed updates to DFSG also reveals no such
> > provision.
> In the event we ever get around to fixing the bug in our vote-counting
> mechanism (ask the election-methods guys), and pass a GR saying that
> that the DFSG wasn't written by God Himself and that it's not abject
> heresy to modify it, I would be in support of such a modification.

I can't resist to agree wholeheartedly.  This is an important short coming
of the DFSG, and I believe it should be tightened a bit to protect everyones


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