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Re: Bug#251209: hwb: Upstream does not own the rights to the material

Branden Robinson wrote:
> In general, I think we should respect the wishes of the licensor, even
> in they are not DFSG-free.  There are occasional exceptions to this, as
> in the case where something that has been handled as Free Software in
> the past falls under the control of a new organization that is hostile
> to us, but we should be careful and deliberate about such exceptions.

I agree entirely.  I was not seriously suggesting that interpretation of
the license; I was simply curious if such an interpretation
(modification as a set of excerpts plus original material) was plausible.

- Josh Triplett

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