Re: EULA with GPL??
Anthony DeRobertis <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> >As for relevance to Debian, can one assume that the GPL absolutely
> >DFSG free? (As I'm pretty sure the DFSG *does* guarantee me this
> No. Patents can get in your way. We have GPL software (e.g.,
> gimp-nonfree, due to Unisys patents [expiring mid next year!] on LZW as
> used in GIF) in non-free.
This may be what has happened in this case, but I don't understand how
it follows from the DFSG. In general, I don't think it makes sense to
call software with a DFSG-free licence non-free just because using it,
or maybe even distributing it, is illegal in certain countries. It's
those countries that should be in "non-free", not the software.