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Re: Dissident test

Matthew Garrett writes:

> Michael Poole <mdpoole@troilus.org> wrote:
>> DFSG#5 is very plain and very broad: it prohibits discrimination
>> against *any* person or group.  If you think it should be narrowed,
>> propose an amendment to the SC.
> The GPL plainly discriminates against people who live in areas where
> software patents are enforced.

How so?  Is this any different than the putative discrimination of any
license that refuses to indemnify users subject to other, bizarre,
local laws?

Michael Poole

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