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Re: Is ISC License considered DFSG free?

2016-10-21 22:42 Ben Finney <bignose@debian.org>:
| Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net> writes:
| > The agrep software is currently in non-free. Latest code
| > appears to have moved under ISC License[1]
| > [1] http://webglimpse.net/sublicensing/licensing.html
| All required DFSG freedoms are granted by this text.
| The conditions do not impose any non-free restrictions.
| By my reading, the grant and conditions are exactly equivalent to the
| well-understood Expat license grant and conditions.
| This work, provided its complete license grant and conditions was only
| the above text, would IMO be uncontroversially DFSG-free.

Excellent summary Ben.

Do you think, if it would be good if I added note about ISC
license to the Debian License information page[1] and point
it to this thread for future reference?


[1] https://wiki.debian.org/DFSGLicenses

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