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Re: sunset clauses

On Wed, May 15, 2002 at 05:23:15PM -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
> I'm not sure I agree.  I certainly think software legal to distribute
> only because of a sunset clause cannot go in main.  As I argued in my
> previous message, I believe it violates the implicit assumption that
> you will have the right to continue distributing the software in DFSG
> 1.

Er, as an even more succinct reply I think I got it right the first

"It's DFSG free if the software is still DFSG free after the sun sets."

"DFSG-free" means "freely redistributable".

G. Branden Robinson                |    Somebody once asked me if I thought
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    sex was dirty.  I said, "It is if
branden@debian.org                 |    you're doing it right."
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |    -- Woody Allen

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