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Re: Bug#220358: ITP: mecab-ipadic -- IPA dictionary compiled for Mecab

On Fri, 14 Nov 2003 13:44:46 +0200
David Starner <dvdeug@email.ro> wrote:

> > First, IANAL and not a native speaker nor a regular debian-legal
> > reader, but I can't see what is exactly nonfree in this piece of
> > licence. In my reading it just says,
> > 
> > 1) Do what you want with it
> > 2) Keep a NO WARRANTY section in the licence 
> > 3) Don't do any illegal stuff
> The last is the killer; say you're a suspected dissident that's
> prohibited from using a computer or computing software, making your
> copying of the software illegal. Thus after using this software send
> an email to journalists revealing the ongoing genocide of your people,
> and escaping to the free world, you are now open to civil prosecution
> for copyright violation. It discriminates against classes of users and
> thus violates the DFSG.

Living in a quitte civilised country (well they're doing their best to
change it, last week our prime minister was saying people really
shouldn't make jokes about the royal family), I didn't think of that

grts Tim

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