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Re: A possible GFDL compromise: a proposal

Mathieu Roy wrote:
>Matthew Garrett <mgarrett@chiark.greenend.org.uk> a tapoté :
>> Licenses are, for the most part, a legal necessity, in much the same way
>> that Debian contains copyright statements that may not be removed.
>> Essays and logos that cannot be modified are likely to be bugs - it is
>> only recently that we have become aware of the extent and scale of the
>> problem.
>But is the upstream author of these *Bugs*. Does it means that Debian
>have an implicit policy which is "making non-free software is ok
>unless you distribute it"?

Bugs happen. People don't always think about the consequences of what
they have produced. When it is pointed out that undesirable behaviour is
observed, the bug should be fixed.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.legal@srcf.ucam.org

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