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Re: Request for GR: clarifying the license text licensing / freeness issue

Don Armstrong wrote:
>I don't believe we need an amendment to the Social Contract to
>specifically state this as the case, but a correctly worded one which
>specifically amended the social contract and/or the DFSG appropriately
>may be worth some thought.
>Unfortunatly, the currently proposed amendment does not 
>disambiguate between license texts in their capacity as a license under 
>which a work is distribute and random text which is labelled as a 

Oops.  My bad.  It was definitely supposed to.  The text was:

"(There is a special exception for the license texts and similar legal 
documents associated with works in Debian;"

I guess "associated with" is too vague.

How about:
"There is a special exception for the texts of the licenses under which 
works in Debian are distributed;"


(Incidentally, given the number of important wordsmithing comments 
people have made, please nobody actually propose a GR until it's been 
through the peer-editing wringer.)

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