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Re: more tolerant licensing for Debian infrastructure

Jaldhar H. Vyas wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Nov 2005, Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> >>Why do programs written specifically for Debian such as dpkg or apt,
> >>have a license which is not compatible with some other DFSG-compliant
> >>licenses?
> >
> >Because the authors chose so.
> >
> Obviously.  But the question was why they chose to do so when it goes 
> against the spirit of the DFSG?

You really want to claim the GPL violates the spirit of the DFSG?


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