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Re: LPPL and non-discrimination



On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 12:32:04PM -0400, Jeremy Hankins wrote:
> Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> writes:
> >> Must modifications be under the ABC-DFL?  If so, it's non-free because
> >> to modify it you must agree that ABC can use your code in their
> >> proprietary stuff.  
> > Uh, no, that's not the case.
> Why not?  A license like the GPL, but with a clause requiring that Foo
> Inc. have the right to relicense any derivative works as they please
> is DFSG free?

I'm not sure that's particularly like the GPL, but yes, it is.

DFSG-free means that it can be included in Debian, maintained by our
maintainers and used by our users. It doesn't mean it's necessarily fair,
or optimal or moral.

Cheers,
aj

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