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Re: DFSG and fonts [was: Bug#91856: Hello]

Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>:

> The fact is that it is against the FSF's goals to have the GPL be at all
> modifyable.  Given that our goals are similar, we're not likely to declare
> the GPL as non-free.  Suggesting that we should, as you seem to be doing,
> can only be regarded as flamebait and I just won't participate.

Well, no, basically I agree with you: I'm using the GPL in a reductio
ad absurdum to show that maybe it is not reasonable to apply the DFSG
to all kinds of data. So maybe fonts could be an exception, too -
though I don't have a definite opinion on that particular question.


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