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Re: RPSL and DFSG-compliance

Rob Lanphier <robla@real.com> wrote:

> Let me get this straight.  The freedom that you are trying to protect is
> the freedom to drag an ecosystem contributor into court and sue them?

Think about the reverse situation, where a free software developer
using software under the RPSL discovers that it breaches a patent he
holds. Why should his legitimate case result in the removal of his
rights to do anything with the code?

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.legal@srcf.ucam.org

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