Re: Request for GR: clarifying the license text licensing / freeness issue
Ian Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Ben Finney writes ("Re: Request for GR: clarifying the license text licensing / freeness issue"):
> > [The status quo] doesn't address the concern that motivated this
> > discussion: that the license texts which have restrictions on
> > modification are non-free works by the DFSG, yet are being
> > distributed in Debian against the Social Contract.
> This concern DOES NOT NEED TO BE ADDRESSED. It needs to be IGNORED.
You seem to be saying that a violation of the social contract should
be ignored. My response to that is that where there is a violation,
the social contract and actual practice are out of sync, and one or
the other (or both) needs to be changed.
If that's not what you're saying, please clarify.
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