On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 12:32:04PM -0400, Jeremy Hankins wrote: > Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 -- Anthony Towns <email@example.com> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/> I don't speak for anyone save myself. GPG signed mail preferred. ``Dear Anthony Towns: [...] Congratulations -- you are now certified as a Red Hat Certified Engineer!''
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