Re: Why is firebird in Debian?
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Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 18, 2007 at 11:58:09PM +0200, Francesco Poli wrote:
>> It is my opinion that the MPL license fails to meet the DFSG.
>> This opinion seems to be shared by other debian-legal regulars:
> The MPL is an accepted license for main. I'm sorry your opinion differs,
> and that the views of other non-DDs and non-maintainers on the matter
> have gone uncorrected and left the misleading impression that there's
> any question as to whether the MPL is suitable for main.
Could you please point me to debian policy as to where and when the MPL
was decided to be acceptable use for the project? I've refused to work
on past projects due to them being licensed under the MPL based on some
discussion had on this list a few months/years? ago. I sure hope I
wasn't wrong in doing so.
Here's what I've found on the topic, linked from:
I've looked for it, but can't find out where the debian project states
that the MPL is DFSG free.
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