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Re: Fwd: FilterProxy and DFSG-compliancy?

On Thursday 08 March 2001 23:16, David Starner wrote:
> > non-free? Or is it totally against the DFSG?
> What do you mean "totally against the DFSG"? If it's in non-free, it's
> against the DFSG.

Yep, but I was thinking more in the lines of a shrink-wrap license, as 
somebody suggested. Or rather, this was what I was worried about. This is a 
very special clause, so I wanted to make sure that if I included it in the 
long description, that would be okay. Personally, I'm a little dubious as to 
the legality - anybody can install a package from Debian's main-archive, 
knowing the backgorund of the license somewhat, but this.. well, you'd pretty 
easy break the license by doing an apt-get install filterproxy, and then 
filtering users contents.

The only solution that really fits is a yes/no question in a preinst script, 
but that's ugly. However, if that's the way, that's the way...

> whether we approve of the use or not. (IMO, it sucks; if you want to
> remove pornongraphy from stuff coming into your system, you should
> be able to, and your kids or employees can deal.)

Well, it's not just about removing ads. It can do that, as well, but it'll 
also allow you to use Transfer-Enconding (gzip, et al), de-animate gifs, and 
such. But no relevance to the thread, so I'll just shut up :)


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