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Re: Licenses and debian/copyright (was: Damage-control GR and XFree86 non-freedom)

On Sat, May 15, 2004 at 10:20:11PM +0200, Jens Peter Secher wrote:
> Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> writes:
> > A license is, literally, permission from the rights holder. If the
> > author gives the permissions the DFSG requires, it doesn't matter if
> > that's actually accurately recorded in the debian/copyright file. 
> Does the last sentence mean [...]

It means exactly what it says, within the context in which it was
orginally written: ie, complying with the social contract and DFSG.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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