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Re: REVISED PROPOSAL regarding DFSG 3 and 4, licenses, and modifiable text

On Sat, Dec 01, 2001 at 05:51:29PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> Summary:
> Per recent discussion on the debian-legal mailing list regarding DFSG
> section 3 and provisions of recent documentation-specific licenses that
> have been developed in recent years, that allow for non-modifiable
> portions of the work (such as the license text itself) and mandate the
> display of certain text on the outside surfaces of physical media, I am
> proposing a guideline for interpretation of the DFSG that clarifies the
> criteria that a license must meet to satisfy the DFSG.

In principle, I approve of this idea.  I haven't had time to think
through the details.



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