Re: "dissident test" has been proven wrong and should not be used any more
* Osamu Aoki <email@example.com> [120924 16:10]:
> > > Some people (Henning Makholm et al.) were on debian-legal around 2003
> > > using this "dissident tests" to shoot down many non-GLP/BSD licenced
> > > packages.
> > You do not need the dissident test for that. You can also just quote the
> > DFSG. The tests are just a method to make people not look to much at the
> > letter but at the spirit of the DFSG to distinguish some pure
> > theoretical issues from real world issues, i.e. to bring some saneness
> > into the discussion.
> That is exactly my position: "You do not need the dissident test".
What you quote as being "exactly [your] position" is me trying to say
that we need the dissident test. (And I hope noone gets DD who has not
looked at it.)
Bernhard R. Link