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Re: GPLv3 / Affero / RPSL

On Fri, Mar 14, 2003 at 03:41:04PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> authors special consideration.  Furthermore, I think the most effective
> way -- perhaps the *only* effective way for our "deprecation" of such
> licenses to be more than just lip service is to reject them as violating
> the "spirit" of the DFSG, or if you'd rather, as violating Social
> Contract clause 1 even if the DFSG wasn't comprehensive enough to snag
> them.
> And no, I don't have any expectation that everyone else on this mailing
> list shares my opinion on this issue.

I think you have a valid point; at the same time, we should have expressed
it at the time Troll was drafting the current QPL.  Now is, I think, too
late to go back on that decision.  There is value in being trusted.

-- John

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