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Re: What your ballot should look like if you're in favor of releasing sarge

Josip Rodin <joy@srce.hr> schrieb:

> On Sat, Jun 26, 2004 at 03:24:49PM -0700, Don Armstrong wrote:
>> > It's simply a fact that the DFSG allows these licenses even though
>> > there are things in them people in Debian weren't particularly happy
>> > with. These precedents beg the question, why isn't treating the
>> > deficiencies of the new licenses the same way one of the first
>> > things on our agenda
>> For some reason, I can't quite parse the last part of your sentence.
> Hmm, to rephrase the last part, why doesn't our agenda include treating the
> deficiencies of the new licenses in the same manner (with exceptions) as one
> of the first items? Anyway.

>From a practical point of view, the requirement for a new name is by far
less problematic than the flaws of the GFDL.

By the way, we are discussing with them, we do have a committee for
that, we are waiting for there (again delayed!) response. But I cannot
see how an exception with only minor practical implications could
resolve any of the major problems with the GFDL.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster, Biozentrum der Univ. Basel
Abt. Biophysikalische Chemie

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