[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: mono and moonlight distribution method make me worried.

saulgoode@flashingtwelve.brickfilms.com wrote:
> [...] if it is indeed required that the patent indemnity be  
> requested then from a patent license perspective, the Mono  
> implementation should fail Debian Legal's "Desert Island" and  
> "Dissident" tests for DFSG compliance[5] because upstream must be  
> contacted and the licensees identified. 
> [5] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DFSG#debian-legal_tests_for_DFSG_compliance

Oh what a terrible reference!  It's a secondary source made from
secondary sources.  Cite the DFSG FAQ if you must, but this sort of
postcardware has been regarded as breaking DFSG 1 for over a decade:

Hope that helps,
My Opinion Only: see http://people.debian.org/~mjr/
Please follow http://www.uk.debian.org/MailingLists/#codeofconduct

Reply to: