Re: Berkeley DB 6.0 license change to AGPLv3
On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 10:57 AM, Bernhard R. Link <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> * Paul Tagliamonte <email@example.com> [130702 15:15]:
>> Again, why do you plan on removing free software from main due to a
>> change in license?
> Licenses matter. Just because something it acceptable for Debian
> main does not mean it is a good idea to have something licensed under
> a specific license. So removing stuff if their license changes can
> make sense in many situations.
> And doubly so for AGPL. (I'll never understand why people consider it
> free software, I'd not even allow the term freeware for it).
Something like AGPL is needed, badly; if you can help come up with a
better license that gets to the same goal, please do!