Re: after a long thread and a clarification with O'Reilly ...
Richard Braakman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> The statement you quoted is inside a "provided that" clause. So they're
> making DFSG compliance a legal requirement, which is a bit problematic
> since the DFSG was never intended as a legal document :)
True enough, but the clause kills the license anyway. What it says
If you commercially distribute the book, it must be as part of a
However, clause one of the DFSG requires that it be permissible to add
it to *any* aggregate, whether the aggregate is DFSG-free or not.
For example, a DFSG-free thing can be added to Sun's Solaris CDs. The
O'Reilly manuals cannot.