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Re: A new practical problem with invariant sections?

On 2/16/06, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 16, 2006 at 08:13:01PM -0500, Raul Miller wrote:
> > I think that it's safe to say that at the time the DFSG was drafted
> > it was felt if the patch clause wasn't included in the DFSG that
> > some software important to Debian would have been treated as
> > non-free.  I think it's also safe to say that we thought that allowing
> > that software into Debian was a better idea than excluding it.
> According to Branden, it was an attempt to get Qmail into Debian, and
> that's treated as non-free anyway.

I disagree:

At the time the DFSG was being drafted, it wasn't clear how qmail
would be distributed.


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