Re: OSD && DFSG - different purposes
Brian M. Carlson writes:
> On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 03:24:20PM -0500, Russell Nelson wrote:
> > Henning Makholm writes:
> > > This denies a user the right to make modifications and distribute the
> > > modified software (with source code) to his neighbour *without* also
> > > distributing it to the public at large.
> > >
> > > The consensus on debian-legal that this right is a sine qua non for
> > > DFSG-freedom is strong and well established.
> > Where does it say this in the DFSG?
> Debian has a strong "common law" tradition with regard to the DFSG.
Fair enough, but do you really expect people to study the archives?
For example, Google knows nothing about "debian-legal RPSL", implying
that you never discussed the RPSL. A search of the Subject: headers
between last July and now shows no instance of RPSL, or Real.
Why not change the DFSG?
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