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Re: {debian-legal} Re: Final Draft: Interpretive Guideline regarding DFSG clause 3

Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> writes:

> On Fri, Dec 14, 2001 at 04:43:37PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> writes:
> > 
> > > On Fri, Dec 14, 2001 at 04:02:51PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > > > I can see justification for making a rule that one shouldn't have a
> > > > dependency on a package with invariant manual sections.
> > > 
> > > And what justification would that be?
> > 
> > Um, fill it in yourself.  I expect you would agree with such a rule.
> I'm curious to know what YOU think such a justification might be.  I'm
> asking for your personal opinion.  Turnabout is fair play, and I've
> indulged your curiosity several times.

I think it's reasonable to judge that people who install a package
shouldn't automatically get something with more restrictive conditions
attached to it.  (I'm not saying I've made such a judgment; I'm of two
minds about it.)  But this is something like what I mean when I say "I
can see a justification".

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