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.