Re: New EULA of UnrealIRCd
>>>>> "Henning" == Henning Makholm <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Henning> Scripsit Sam Hartman <email@example.com>
Branden> Requiring a click-through license acceptance ceremony is,
Branden> in and of itself, incompatible with the GNU GPL. This is
Branden> because it makes requirements of the user that the GNU
Branden> GPL itself does not.
>> Only if the license that is clicked through requires something
>> that the GNU GPL does not require.
Henning> But that would be the case if the click-through license
Henning> included something like "you must only distribute this to
Henning> people after they have clicked-through this license" -
Henning> which they usually do, to the extent that they allow
Henning> redistribution at all.
Yes it would be.
But I have encountered click-through licenses that did not require me
to agree to such conditions and that were click-throughs for DFSG
licenses. I have never found a click-through for a GPL subset.
I simply believe it is in ourbest interest to explore the situation
and be sure software is non-free before refusing to put it in Debian.