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Re: GR proposal: the AGPL does not meet the DFSG

"Felipe Augusto van de Wiel (faw)" <faw@funlabs.org> writes:
> On 18-03-2009 20:55, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> Bill Allombert <Bill.Allombert@math.u-bordeaux1.fr> writes:

>>> General Resolution made in accordance with Debian Constitution 4.1.5:

>>> The Debian project resolves that softwares licensed under the GNU
>>> Affero Public License are not free according to the Debian Free
>>> Software Guideline.

>> What is the current ftpmaster ruling on this license?  Possibly the
>> same question in other words: why are you proposing this as a GR, when
>> that's not normally how license evaluation is done?
> 	FTP Master team had announced their position on debian-legal:
> | The short summary is: We think that works licensed under the AGPL can
> | go into main. (Provided they don't have any other problems).
> Quoted from: http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2008/11/msg00097.html

Ah, so this is actually a delegate override.

Bill, could you please change the GR to explicitly say that it's
overriding a delegate decision so that it's clear in its implications and

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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