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Re: The QPL licence

On Sat, Apr 24, 2004 at 10:25:17PM -0400, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 24, 2004 at 06:26:02PM -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
> > The QPL doesn't prevent forking, but the requirement to distribute
> > changes to the original source as patches makes a fork significantly
> > more difficult.  This restriction of the QPL is DFSG-free, but the other
> FWIW, I'm among those who believe this is a serious error, and that the
> DFSG should be amended to correct it.  Freedom to fork is a fundamental
> to free software, and requiring patches is an onerous and unacceptable
> burden on that freedom.


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