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Re: Fwd: reiser4 non-free?



On Tue, May 04, 2004 at 10:56:13AM +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
> On 2004-05-03 15:24:00 +0100 Claus Färber <claus@xn--frber-gra.muc.de> wrote:
> 
> > Rememer that an "ad-clause" usually does not render a work non-free,
> > just incompatible with the GPL. [...]
>
> An "ad-clause" usually applies to documentation or advertising supplied
> with the software, not the software package itself, and only requires
> attribution not a large advert. It sails very close to the wind, but
> doesn't quite fall over.

And even then, some of us are willing to go to some fairly large amount of
effort to try to convince upstreams to switch to a license without one...
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Joel Baker <fenton@debian.org>                                        ,''`.
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