Re: [Discussioni] OSD && DFSG convergence
Scripsit Russell Nelson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Still, where in the DFSG does it say that you can have
> unlicensed software (even if it's public-domain) in Debian?
It says so everywhere: The only thing that DFSG speaks about is what
one *can't* have in Debain. Since none of those apply to
public-domain software, the latter can be in Debian. Simple, eh?
Another way of saying the same: The DFSG decribes which freedoms users
and redistibutors must have in order for the software to be in
Debian. Users and redistributors of public-domain software do have all
> I'm not trying to be obstreperous, or cause trouble. I'm trying to
> point out that you're applying the DFSG in an arbitrary manner.
If you want to believe it's arbitrary, go right ahead.
> We can't do that at OSI, so we need the OSD to cover these cases.
That's good for you, I suppose. Do you want Debian to do something
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