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.