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Re: Software patents and Debian

weakish@gmail.com wrote:

>> This is untrue.  The DGSF does not address patents.  It's also the
>> opposite of current practice.
>I think it's against the DFSG1 "Free Redistribution" and the DFSG3
>"Derived Works".
Still, the DFSG does not addrss patents. This means that there is no
point in arguing that patent restrictions violate thit.

>IMO, we shouldn't put them in main, in order to reminder users.
We have many years of estabilished practice, looks like you will need to
find more compelling arguments.


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