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Re: Summary: Is Open Publication License v1.0 compatible?, was Re: GPL+ for docs

On Tue, 2004-03-02 at 19:41 -0500, Jeremy Hankins wrote:

> Ken Arromdee <arromdee@rahul.net> writes:
> > By the way, where are the "dissident test" (or for that matter, the
> > "desert island test") described?  They don't seem to be in the
> > definition of the DFSG on debian.org, a search on debian.org for
> > "dissident" brings up no results, and it's not clear that an outside
> > person who looks at a summary would know what they mean.
> Tests like the dissident test and the dessert island test are sort of
> unofficial (or maybe semi-official) rules of thumb for deciding whether
> restrictions (generally but not necessarily on modification) are
> meaningful or not.  The idea is that you imagine a particular scenario,
> and try to decide if the individual in the scenario can freely use the
> software.  Take a look at section 8 of:
> http://people.debian.org/~bap/dfsg-faq.html

Thank you, Jeremy! The FAQ is really good reading. :)

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