[Fsf-Debian] few arguments to FSF

Sam Geeraerts samgee at elmundolibre.be
Mon Aug 13 19:32:56 UTC 2012

Adam Bolte wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 12, 2012 at 05:49:14PM +0200, Michał Masłowski wrote:
>> There was some software in Lenny main under the original Artistic
>> License, I haven't found any in Squeeze checking for some packages
>> listed in the gNewSense Metad blacklist (some was relicensed to the
>> Clarified Artistic License).

I believe aee, lphdisk and rman are still under original Artistic License.

> Awesome. So it sounds like this probably wouldn't be an issue at all, from a
> technical standpoint anyway.

While we can assume that the number of these packages won't go up (the 
use of this license for new projects is not advised), what matters for 
this discussion is Debian's (and FSF's) view on the license itself.

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