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



Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> writes:

> Part 1. DFSG-freeness of the GNU Free Documentation License 1.2

>   Please mark with an "X" the item that most closely approximates your
>   opinion.  Mark only one.

>   [ X ]  The GNU Free Documentation License, version 1.2, as published
>          by the Free Software Foundation, is not a license compatible
>          with the Debian Free Software Guidelines.  Works under this
>          license would require significant 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.

>   [   ]  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.

>   [   ]  The GNU Free Documentation License, version 1.2, as published
>          by the Free Software Foundation, can be a license compatible
>          with the Debian Free Software Guidelines, but only if certain
>          restrictions stated in the license are not exercised by the
>          copyright holder with respect to a given work.  Works under
>          this license will have to be scrutinized on a case-by-case
>          basis for us to determine whether the work can be be considered
>          Free Software and thus eligible for inclusion in the Debian OS.

>   [   ]  None of the above statements approximates my opinion.

> Part 2. Status of Respondent

>   Please mark with an "X" the following item only if it is true.

>   [   ]  I am a Debian Developer as described in the Debian
>          Constitution as of the date on this survey.

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