IOhannes m zmölnig zmoelnig at
Tue Sep 29 15:16:21 UTC 2015

On 09/29/2015 05:05 PM, Alessio Treglia wrote:
> 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.
> [snip]
>> 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).
> [1]

doh, thanks.
i missed your mail before sending to debian-legal...


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