Bug#51842: [PROPOSED] closing hole in DFSG that can force you to include some text in advertisement
beacause any otherwise DFSG-compatible package can possibly
force you to include something like :
`This software contains code made by Fooniversity of Somewhere'
in advertisement of your distro ( even of official Debian ) :
--- policy.sgml.old Fri Nov 5 00:46:28 1999
+++ policy.sgml Thu Dec 2 21:41:55 1999
@@ -228,6 +228,17 @@
other fee for such sale.
+ <tag>Free Advertising
+ The license of a Debian component may restrict
+ referencing to author in it's advertisement
+ but can not force inclusion of any text nor any
+ other element in advertisement of neither program
+ nor distribution containing this program.