Re: NEW ocaml licence proposal by upstream, will be part of the 3.08.1 release going into sarge.
On Thu, Aug 19, 2004 at 02:09:52PM -0400, Brian Thomas Sniffen wrote:
> There were demands that I point at the DFSG, and I did so. Now you
> want a practical example. Here's some attempts at one:
> * I can't fork the code, even distributing as patches. There's no way
> for me to make XEmacs, which is FSF Emacs + code by people who won't
> transfer copyright to the FSF.
This part I find particularly interesting, because I see the freedom
to fork as fundamental. I don't understand your reasoning, though.
Can you explain what would go wrong if I tried to create an XOcaml?
(Note that the source+patches problem itself is addressed by DFSG#4,
though obviously not in the way I would like.)