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Re: discussion with the FSF: GPLv3, GFDL, Nexenta



On Sat, 2 Jun 2007 21:50:15 +1000 Anthony Towns wrote:

> On Thu, May 24, 2007 at 10:54:36AM -0700, Don Armstrong wrote:
> > and to the best of my knowledge, works licensed solely under the
> > CDDL have never been accepted in main.[1]
> 
> star | 1.5a57-1 | oldstable | source, alpha, arm, [...]
> star | 1.5a67-1 | stable | source, alpha, amd64, [...]
> 
> http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/s/star/star_1.5a57-1/star.copyright
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=350624

Quoting from the bug log, Anthony Towns wrote:

| The CDDL mightn't be the best license in the world, and isn't GPL
| compatible, but it's still DFSG-free. Closing this bug with this
| message.

I do *not* agree that the CDDL meets the DFSG, especially when a choice
of venue is in place.
I think the bug report should be reopened and the issue addressed (by
moving the package to non-free, for instance).

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