Re: Ironies abound (was Re: GPL v3 draft)
Glenn Maynard <email@example.com> wrote:
> There's a wide difference. The GPLv3 is explicitly making a statement:
> "these restrictions are acceptable". Permissive licenses merely say "I
> don't care". It implies that the FSF considers such restrictions free,
> and either hasn't considered, or doesn't care, about the legitimate
> applications that it implicitly prohibits.
The fact that they claim the Affero license is free didn't suggest that
to you already?
> (On the same note, the patch exception in DFSG#4 has got to go; patch
> clauses prohibit code reuse entirely. Some day ...)
Patch clauses only prohibit code reuse if your build system is
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