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Re: Bug#181493: Is the Sun RPC License DFSG-free?

On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 09:03:13AM -0400, Joe Drew wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-08-24 at 17:03, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 22, 2003 at 11:39:51AM -0700, Jeff Bailey wrote:
> > > We also have essentially the same license with ttf-bitstream-vera.
> > 
> > IMO, that isn't Free Software, either.
> There are no practical restrictions on its freedom; I fail to see how it
> isn't free software.

Sure there are.  If my neighbor asks me for a copy of it, I burn it to a
CD-R, and ask him for a quarter to recoup the cost of the blank CD-R,
I've just violated the license.

G. Branden Robinson                |
Debian GNU/Linux                   |           If existence exists,
branden@debian.org                 |           why create a creator?
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |

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