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Re: Why is choice of venue non-free ?

On Tue, Feb 08, 2005 at 01:53:04PM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> You are missing the obvious point that the debian-legal consensus is not
> the definition of freedom for Debian. So yes, I think that this
> consensus has a limited value.

(This doesn't really need any further reply, since this type of claim
has been made and responded to numerous times already.)

What I said stands:

> People like Marco keep saying "the DFSG doesn't say it explicitly,
> therefore it should be allowed", which is irresponsible, favoring
> getting their warez in main (despite the latest ugly restrictions)

You treat the DFSG as a set of pesky rules to be weaseled around and
dictionary-lawyered, instead of a set of guidelines to be followed.

Glenn Maynard

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