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Re: Bug#447712: Package could be non-free in the United Kingdom

On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 11:42:07PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 17:04 +0300, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> > ti, 2007-10-23 kello 12:35 +0100, Matthew Vernon kirjoitti:
> > > The Authorized Version of the Bible isn't covered by Copyright in
> > > the  
> > > conventional sense. The Queen's Printer (currently Cambridge  
> > > University Press) has an exclusive commercial right to print the AV  
> > > (and the BCP, but that's not relevant here) in England
> > 
> > Would not a restriction on commercial use still be against the DFSG, and
> > the package therefore be problematic?
> Not to mention the dire sanctions against derivative works of the
> Revelation (from chapter 22):
>   18 For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of
> this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the
> plagues that are written in this book:
>   19 And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this
> prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the
> holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.

Damn, I was just about to submit a bunch of bugfixes for the some of the
more blatantly obviously fuckups, such as the homophobia and misogynism.

Regards: David
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