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Re: Design Science License (in freevo)

Francesco Poli <frx@firenze.linux.it> wrote:
> I see one possible issue with this license: clause 3(a) states
> | (a) The Source Data is included in the same distribution, distributed
> | under the terms of this License; or
> while the other two options are non-free (just as in the GNU GPL).
> Option (a) seems to force distributors of the Object Form to *include*
> Source Data, rather than to *accompany* it with Source Data (compare
> with GNU GPL v2, clause 3a).
> Does this mean that Source Data for DSL'ed works *must* be shipped
> in Debian binary packages, as well as in Debian source packages?
> If this is the case, does this restriction comply with the DFSG?
> It sounds really unpractical at best.

It seems impractical, but the definition of Object Form and the terms
for modified versions make it look to me like it's avoidable by loading
the graphic at run-time instead of compiling it into an executable.
Is that good enough?  I think so.

Hope that helps,
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