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Re: DFSG claims BSD, not BSD 2/3-clause, is DFSG-free

Richard Hartmann <richih.mailinglist@gmail.com> writes:

> Something that _can_ easily be changed (afaik) is that the DFSG[1]
> states that

>   'The GPL, BSD, and Artistic licenses are examples of licenses that
> we consider free.'

> It's quite obvious that this refers to 2- and 3- clause BSD, not
> 4-clause BSD.

It is?

The 4-clause BSD license is also DFSG-free.  We have a bunch of 4-clause
BSD licensed software in the archive.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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