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Re: cdrtools

On Fri, 2006-07-07 at 19:25 +0300, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> pe, 2006-07-07 kello 08:52 -0700, Erast Benson kirjoitti:
> > On Fri, 2006-07-07 at 08:39 -0700, Don Armstrong wrote:
> > > No. The primary issue is that the mixture of a GPL+CDDL work creates a
> > > work that cannot be distributed by anyone else but the copyright
> > > holder.
> > 
> > It seems to be an offtopic here, but could you please elaborate a little
> > bit further, which particular statement of which license prevents it?
> There were extensive discussion about this in November on debian-devel,
> in the thread called "Debian based GNU/Solaris: pilot program", in which
> Erast Benson also participated a lot. One article that seems pretty good
> to me: http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2005/11/msg00123.html
> I suggest we not repeat this discussion. We're not breaking new ground
> here, we're beating a dry, dark patch of ground where a long time ago
> (or so the elders tell us) some people used to have a hobby of hitting a
> horse carcass.
> If you do insist on re-iterating this discussion *again*, please do it
> elsewhere than debian-devel.

No, I don't want to re-iterate the discussion again.

Situation were clarified by FSF leaders by Eben Moglen during GPLv3
discussion and Alex Ross summarized it in April here:
but those are bit different issues as I can see them.


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