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Re: OpenSSL exception for GPLed code?

On Wed, May 15, 2002 at 03:56:49PM -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
> Is a sunset clause DFSG free?  

As long as whatever's left of the license would class as DFSG-free after
the sunset, yeah, sure, why not?

> It seems that it shouldn't be; implicit
> in clause 1 at least to me is the continued right of free
> distribution.  From a practical matter it seems we need to allow
> distribution at least through the given release cycle, but really
> having to go back and remove packages from archive.debian.org seems
> undesirable and non-free.

Whether we should allow ourselves to make use of the sunset-claused
clause is another matter, though, you're right.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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