Alessio Treglia alessio at
Tue Sep 29 15:05:56 UTC 2015

On Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 4:02 PM, Felipe Sateler <fsateler at> wrote:
>> i'm aware of the exception, but thought that non-free might be ok.
> This FAQ suggests to me that the clause is just void, but the wording
> is not very clear.

This has already been debated in debian-legal [1], and another
possible interpretation follows:

 > That is indeed non-free and fails DFSG #6, the package cannot be in main, but
 > could be in non-free maybe.

  Probably not, according to some interpretations (the GPL does not allow
  adding restrictions. The author can distribute the work, since he/she is the
  author, but noone else can distribute a work licensed in this way).


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