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Re: Micros*ft deal

On Sun, Jul 01, 2007 at 11:03:03AM +0200, Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo <jsogo@debian.org> wrote:
> El jue, 21-06-2007 a las 21:40 +0200, Robert Millan escribió:
> > > 
> > > I believe our silence says it all, no? If they want to donate us money
> > > for no 'carte blanche' back good,
> > 
> > Their donations are welcome, their deals aren't.  In fact, we could even lose
> > our permission to use GPLv3 software if we did that.
> > 
> > > otherwise I don't think it's worth
> > > write a PR and help them spread their FUD, IMHO.
> > 
> > On the contrary; the objective would be to dismiss their FUD.
>   The basic problem is that since GPLv3 has been yet released, we are
> releasing de-facto GPLv3 software, in every piece licensed as "GPL v2 or
> any later". I can be using a ig chunk of Debian as GPLv3, and nobody can
> dismiss this right now.

There are software in main that can be distributed under non-free
licenses too. What's the problem ?


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