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Re: The debate on Invariant sections (long)

On Sun, 2003-05-25 at 18:03, Richard Stallman wrote:

> There are free software licenses that have restrictions that I find
> annoying and inconvenient.  One is the old BSD license.  I worked for
> several years to convince Berkeley to remove the advertising clause,
> which I called "obnoxious."  If the Ku Klux Klan or George Dubya Bush
> had released a program with the old BSD advertising requirement, I
> might have thought twice about using it, because I would not want to
> advertise them.  But it is still a free software license.

But why, if you found the old BSD license to be so inconvenient, are you
promoting a license which mandates even greater inconveniences upon the
end user? 

John Holroyd <valisk@softhome.net>
Demos Technosis Ltd

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