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Re: A possible approach in "solving" the FDL problem

Anthony DeRobertis wrote:

I feel that GPL will be offered next in sacrifice to the sacred cow. Of course, GPL is not *absolutely* free!

Explain exactly how the GPL could possibly violate the DFSG considering that the DFSG says we consider it free?

The problem is that GPL "trades away" some freedoms and some people think it is inconsistent with Debian way.

> gotten with blood, sweat, and tears.  Those who have paid for their

You can buy a bit freedom for money,

Freedom is a birthright. If you have to pay for it, you're not free.

Can you buy a closed proprietary code and than realease it under GPL?

This is quite off-topic for this list, of course.

It is.

Best regards, Sergey Spiridonov

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