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Re: LPPL and non-discrimination

Scripsit Jonathan Fine <jfine@activetex.org>

> Suppose the proposed LPPL discrimination is allowed.  How
> then can discrimination such as:

>    If the licensee is ABC Software Inc then the licensee
>    may freely incorporate this work into its proprietary
>    software.

> be resisted?

It cannot, and it is not. The software is no less free for everybody
else just because there are some people that have MORE rights than
required from freedom.

> I'd be interested to hear of any precedents regarding Debian
> accepting or rejection discriminatory licenses.

Search the list archives. It is a clear and undistputed consensus

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                                      leve vor Buxgører Sansibar Bastelvel!"

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