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Re: A radical approach to rewriting the DFSG



On Wed, 02 Jun 2004 20:07:06 -0400 Nathanael Nerode wrote:

> The essence of what I would accept is this:
> 
> "If you claim, legally, that my work can't be
> distributed/used/modified freely by people in general, then *you*
> can't distribute/use/modify my work either".  A "if you think this
> should happen to everyone else, it should happen to you too" clause.
> 
> This prevents people from actually literally taking free software
> proprietary (not just derivative works, but the originals) -- this
> could otherwise be done using patents.

It seems a good approach: it may work.

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