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Re: DFSG#10 and the Open Source Initiative

On Tue, May 25, 2004 at 07:53:50AM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> On Tue, May 25, 2004 at 12:23:39AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > I think your observation provides more support for striking DFSG#10 as
> > such from the document.
> Or for adding a constraint that there be no explicit statement restricting
> distribution to any countries.
> The problem with striking it entirely is that we then have to deal with
> the people who misinterpret the DFSG to claim that the GPL is not free.
> Which was the reason that clause was placed there in the first place.

I'm not going to be able to regard this as a credible claim without a

G. Branden Robinson                |      The greatest productive force is
Debian GNU/Linux                   |      human selfishness.
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