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Re: SURVEY: Is the GNU FDL a DFSG-free license?

Joerg Wendland wrote:
>>   [ X ]  The GNU Free Documentation License, version 1.2, as published
>>          by the Free Software Foundation, is a license compatible
>>          with the Debian Free Software Guidelines.  In general, works
>>          under this license would require no additional permission
>>          statements from the copyright holder(s) for a work under this
>>          license to be considered Free Software and thus eligible for
>>          inclusion in the Debian OS.

Oh, now, come on. The GFDL plainly /isn't/ compatible with the DFSG.
Whether or not it /has/ to be compatible with the DFSG in order to be in
Debian is an entirely separate issue, but the above is obviously not
Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.legal@srcf.ucam.org

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