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Re: Licence opinion

On Tue, 22 Jul 2003, Scott James Remnant wrote:

> If anyone's got a free moment or two, could they pass opinion on the
> following as a licence.  I'm especially interested in how it'd interact
> with other licences, esp. the GPL.
> # This work may be modified and distributed under any terms, licence
> # or agreement that meets all the conditions set out in the
> # Debian Free Software Guidelines (DFSG) as published at
> # <URL: http://www.debian.org/social_contract#guidelines>.
> #
> # At all times the original copyright message(s) and this freedom of
> # licence must be preserved, or where only a part of this work is
> # distributed, copied into that part to apply only to that part.

This is not a license but a meta-license. DFSG are applied to
licenses, not to meta-licenses. Please tell the author to choose a
suitable license.

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