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Re: Design Science License DFSG compatibility



On Fri, Jul 28, 2000 at 06:10:04AM +0200, Henning Makholm wrote:
> Scripsit David Starner <dvdeug@x8b4e53cd.dhcp.okstate.edu>
> 
> > > Note however, that a "you must change the name of modified versions"
> > > clause is not unproblematic,
> 
> > Do what several maintainers have already done - release under a modified
> > name. (See nowebm, for example.)
> 
> It's a possible solution from Debian's point of view. But it is not
> likely to be what the author intends to achieve by using such a license.

That's *their* problem.  The "you must change the name of modified
versions" clause is obnoxious and impractical.

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