Re: Dangerous precedent being set - possible serious violation o
Seth David Schoen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Caspian writes:
> > On Tue, 30 Nov 1999, Seth David Schoen wrote:
> > > This trend concerns me, too, but if you want to stop them, you will need
> > > to show why what they are doing is not only nasty but also illegal.
> > >
> > > Remember that the DFSG _prohibits_ licenses from forbidding the use of
> > > non-free software in a distribution.
> > It does? This is rather disturbing news. Why does it do this?
> You'd have to ask the people who wrote it. Bruce? :-)
It was, IIRC, primarily a reaction to the non-free Ghostscript
license, which declared that it could only be distributed on
media that contained only free software. We decided that that
was too much of a restriction.