Re: OSD && DFSG - different purposes - constructive suggestion!
On Tue, 2003-03-11 at 00:11, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> David Turner <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Mon, 2003-03-10 at 16:00, Walter Landry wrote:
> > > Anthony Towns <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > > Arguments about practicality, that this makes doing legitimate things harder
> > > > or impossible in some situations for purely technical reasons (the stranded
> > > > on an island test does this), are valid, but I haven't really seen any.
> > >
> > > What about an ATM machine? If the ATM machine communicated with the
> > > central database using code with this enforced distribution clause,
> > > then you have to distribute to the users of the ATM. Modifying an ATM
> > > to distribute code in addition to cash seems rather onerous.
> > Print a link on the reciepts.
> The license doesn't say that is sufficient, does it?
I don't know. Maybe.
But certainly, a better-written version might, hence why I keep asking
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