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Re: An amendment (Re: Formal CFV: General Resolution to Abolish Non-Free)

> Brian Mays <brian@debian.org> writes:

> > Surely you do not believe this, do you?  There will ALWAYS be useful
> > software (at least, useful to someone) with licenses that fail our
> > somewhat arbitrary criteria for what we consider to be free.

Thomas Bushnell, BSG <tb@mit.edu> replied:

> Does the phrase "somewhat arbitrary" denote your respect for and
> agreement with the DFSG?

This phrase is neutral, a statement of fact.  The DSFG as it exists
today is the result of compromise.  I have always felt that compromise
is good.

- Brian

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