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Re: GPL v3 Draft

On Mon, Jan 16, 2006 at 02:41:02PM -0500, neroden@fastmail.fm wrote:
> > d) They may require that the work contain functioning facilities that
> > allow users to immediately obtain copies of its Complete Corresponding
> > Source Code.
> ***
> Although this may be a Free requirement -- and I believe it should be 
> considered Free -- it poses *major* practical problems for Debian.  For 
> Debian, I see only one real way of satisfying this: packaging a copy of the 
> entire source package into the .deb.  Yuck.  Anything else requires the user 
> to have Internet access or a local archive copy, which we can't guarantee.

I don't think that's the case -- scripts like debootstrap could include
such functionality merely by cat'ing themselves to stdout, eg.


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