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Re: Bug#509287: Please give opinion about "Bug#509287: afio: license is non-free"

Koen Holtman <k.holtman@chello.nl> writes:

> It is not always morally right to treat copyrighted works in a 'free'
> way, just because the legal risks of doing so are low.  But in the
> case of afio I believe treating it as 'free' it is definitely morally
> right, because this what the authors intended.

Thank you very much for this detailed exploration of the issues with
licensing of ‘afio’.

I haven't yet formed an opinion about it, but I really appreciate that
you have presented arguments of conflicting opinions, and examined
whether they apply in the case of this specific software. This is
exemplary for the very purpose of this forum.

 \        “Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas |
  `\     are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.” |
_o__)                                                    —Howard Aiken |
Ben Finney

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