Is this license within the DSFG?
I have packaged a program (I will not say which but you most surely
will find out :) that uses the following license. Currently I have sent it
to non-free, but I wanted to ask here if it was DFSG free, and receive any
opinions regarding it.
No, the authors don't want to change to another license (like GPL),
I have contacted them w/o success. Also, please keep me in CC: since I'm not
subscribed to debian-legal
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