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Re: Final text of GPL v3

Ben Finney <bignose+hates-spam@benfinney.id.au> writes:

> Stephen Gran <sgran@debian.org> writes:
>> You continually miss the point that the GPL is explicitly noted as a
>> free license, which means that anything in the GPL is DFSG free.
> No. It means that works licensed under the GPL are considered free
> software under the DFSG. That does *not* mean that "anything in the
> GPL is DFSG free" outside the context of a work licensed under the
> GPL.

It may also be worth noting that GPLv2 *has* to be considered DFSG
free, or there would be little left to call Debian...

Måns Rullgård

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