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Re: Yet another bunch of licences

On Mon, 2003-02-10 at 17:38, Richard Stallman wrote:
>     These are really important projects that claim to be free in the sense
>     of freedom.  But I'd like to know, what Free Software Foundation and
>     readers of debian-legal think about those licences. So, please, evaluate
>     those licences carefully
> The Creative Commons licenses are not supposed to be used for software.
> Doesn't the Creative Commons site say so?  It ought to.
>     https://www.helixcommunity.org/
>     Helix DNA is multi-licenced software project. One of those licences is
>     meant to be compatible with Open Source Definition.
> The draft I saw was not a free software license.  I don't know if they
> have changed it.  If you send me a copy I will take a look.

The FSF has been working with the Real people on the license.  It's a
slow process, but the dialog is ongoing and productive.  They have a
strong interest in making the license into a GPL-compatible Free
Software license.  

-Dave Turner
GPL Compliance Engineer
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