Re: OSD && DFSG convergence
Scripsit Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Re: GPL 2(c)
> This clause of the GPL is still something of a wart. Perhaps a future
> revision of the DFSG would clarify that GPL software is only free if it
> *doesn't* take advantage of this clause.
I agree that it is a wart, but your solution wouldn't quite work.
If the program as distributed in the first place is not interactive,
GPL 2(c) would apply automatically to anyone who modified it to be
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