[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: A possible GFDL compromise

On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 11:26:57AM +0200, Sergey Spiridonov wrote:
> What about DFSG FAQ draft? Do you think this can be applied to FDL 
> documentation?
> # Q: Does whether some software is free depend solely on its license?
> A: Almost always, but there are rare exceptions. When necessary we take 
> other considerations into account. So two packages with the same license 
> could be judged differently based on extra-license comments the 
> copyright holder has made regarding intent or interpretation, or based 
> on how the contents of the package interact with license stipulations.

I suggest:

s/Almost always/Usually/
s/rare //

Perhaps my perception of the frequency of exceptional cases is distorted
by the fact that I subscribe to debian-legal, though.  :)

G. Branden Robinson                |     You could wire up a dead rat to a
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     DIMM socket and the PC BIOS memory
branden@debian.org                 |     test would pass it just fine.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     -- Ethan Benson

Attachment: pgpiyAGovc1KR.pgp
Description: PGP signature

Reply to: