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Re: DFSG#10 [was: Re: Draft Debian-legal summary of the LGPL]

> On Sat, May 22, 2004 at 07:06:22PM +0200, Francesco Poli wrote:
> > I'd be much more happy if the GNU GPL were ruled DFSG-free on the basis
> > of DFSG#1-9. That's it.

On Sat, May 22, 2004 at 03:52:15PM -0400, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> I agree, but I don't think we should force-fit it by modifying our
> interpretation of the DFSG or by being less strict than we are with
> other licenses.

I disagree with this sentiment.

You seem to think that "being strict" is a virtue which has more value
than "being correct".

DFSG#10 is a test to be applied to DFSG 1-9 interpretations.  There's no
point in being less strict in the interpretation of DFSG#10 than of the
other clauses.


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