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Re: Social Contract: Practical Implications

Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> The GPL also does not adhere to the DFSG.  Previously, this didn't
> matter because the GPL is a license, and not software.


Shall I repeat this again?  This hasn't changed.  "Debian will remain 100%
free software", as an English sentence, includes the meaning "Debian will
remain 100% software".  No room for non-software.

It was a problem before; it's still a problem.

>  With the new
> social contract, this is now problematic, although the obvious thing
> to do is to amend the social contract again to explicit exempt at
> least the GPL.
> - Ted

There are none so blind as those who will not see.

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