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Re: Git hosting for code that provides Debian services

On Mon, 2017-01-30 at 09:53 -0700, Sean Whitton wrote:
> Dear Lars,
> On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 05:18:38PM +0200, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> > I personally don't find "open core" projects to be fully free
> > software, even if they follow current DFSG, OSI, and FSF criteria. I
> > may be in a minority with that view, of course.
> Possibly we should change mailing list, but could you explain more?
> I agree that there can be good reasons to avoid open core projects: the
> open core part might not be adequately maintained, it might be
> prohibitively hard to reimplement non-open core features, etc.  But none
> of these are reasons why open core projects are not DFSG-free.

Lars said that even though they are DFSG-free they do not satisfy his
own personal Freeness criteria. He didn't suggest they weren't DFSG-
free which is what you seem to have read (judging from the final


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