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Re: reiser4 non-free?

On Sat, May 08, 2004 at 06:29:58AM +0100, Henning Makholm wrote:
> The short of the long is that Reiser would have a significant chance
> (although not complete certaincy) of winning a suit against a user who
> modified the software in the way that Reiser does not like - even if
> the user had recieved the software under the plain GPL. (The user
> might stand a somewhat better chance if he could in good faith say
> that he was not aware of Reiser's non-standard interpretation, but
> protecting users by purposefully keeping them ignorant is very far
> from everything Debian stands for, so I am ignoring that possibility).

You seem to be saying that although we have been granted rights to make
derivative works, we haven't really been granted rights to make those
derivative works.

Could you be more specific about how this works?


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