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Re: Software patents and Debian

bignose+hates-spam@benfinney.id.au wrote:

>> Still, the DFSG does not addrss patents. This means that there is no
>> point in arguing that patent restrictions violate thit.
>The DFSG doesn't talk about any particular branch of law. It talks
>about "the rights attached to the program" and other such phrases. To
>the extent that those rights are granted or restricted by holders of
>patents, the DFSG addresses patents.
Still, Debian has a long standing policy of doing the opposite.


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