Re: Bug#51842: [PROPOSED] closing hole in DFSG that can force you to include some text in advertisement
On Fri, Dec 03, 1999 at 07:58:33PM -0800, Bruce Perens wrote:
> One can argue that some advertising requirements fail DFSG #6. I went
> through this with the Zope license draft (they fixed it). First, it
> discriminates against commercial-free web sites, and then if many people
> had the same requirement it would create a constraint on use because a
> site would have to carry hundreds of badges.
> The DFSG and its more general flavor the OSD have won tremendous mind-share.
> I would never have believed they would be this successful.
> There are hundreds of things we could justifyably add to the DFSG/OSD,
> but I don't think most of them would really improve it. We run the risk of
> "breaking the magic" by making the document less comprehensible to the
> average person, and less stable in their perception.
We have to clearly state : is it allowed or not
Many people (including me) arent sure
And we should scan thru the whole main system if there arent
some licences with advertise-forcing term