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Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge

On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 07:18:29PM -0400, Glenn Maynard wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 03:39:18PM -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > There is a great deal of data on Debian CDs which has no license whatsoever.
> > Since, according to the new Social Contract, any arbitrary stream of bits
> > which could be called a "component" of Debian is now a "work" which requires
> > a license that meets the DFSG, we'd better get to work on copyrighting them
> > all...
> Data that has no license whatsoever is undistributable, since copyright by
> default grants no right to distribute.  The SC doesn't even enter into that.
> Unless you're talking about public domain works, which for purposes of the
> DFSG are equivalent to a very permissive license.
> Could you give an example of what you're referring to?

Almost much everything that isn't a .deb.

 - mdz

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