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Re: OSD && DFSG - different purposes

On Tue, Mar 04, 2003 at 04:21:37PM -0500, Russell Nelson wrote:

>  > > No.  A license may treat different catagories of people differently so
>  > > long as each category's freedoms fit under the DFSG.  For example,
>  > > this license abides by the DFSG: "This software is licensed under the
>  > > GPL and the BSD licenses.  If you are an educational institution, you
>  > > may abide solely by the terms of the BSD license.  Everyone else must
>  > > abide by the GPL."
>  > > 
>  > > It would be ridiculous to say that it didn't.
>  > 
>  > Right,
> Okay, good.  So, we have established and agreed that a license doesn't
> discriminate under the DFSG even if it treats different parties
> differently SO LONG as all the treatments comply with the DFSG.

That's not quite it; in this case one of the treatments is available to
everybody AND meets the DFSG.


Nick Phillips -- nwp@lemon-computing.com
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