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From: Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: mark(at)mark(dot)mielke(dot)cc, Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>,Mark Kirkwood <markir(at)paradise(dot)net(dot)nz>,"Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: TODO: GNU TLS
Date: 2006-12-30 21:56:15
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* Bruce Momjian (bruce(at)momjian(dot)us) wrote:
> Stephen Frost wrote:
> > > > 6. Each time you redistribute the Program (or any work based on the
> > > > Program), the recipient automatically receives a license from the
> > > > original licensor to copy, distribute or modify the Program subject to
> > > > these terms and conditions.  You may not impose any further
> > > > restrictions on the recipients' exercise of the rights granted herein.
> > > > You are not responsible for enforcing compliance by third parties to
> > > > this License.
> > > 
> > > I don't see the distinction here.  Where does it say having to include
> > > another license is a different additional restriction from an
> > > advertizing clause?
> > 
> > Erm, I thought I included it already, but...
> > 
> > 1. You may copy and distribute verbatim copies of the Program's
> > source code as you receive it, in any medium, provided that you
> > conspicuously and appropriately publish on each copy an appropriate
> > copyright notice and disclaimer of warranty; keep intact all the
> > notices that refer to this License and to the absence of any warranty;
> > and give any other recipients of the Program a copy of this License
> > along with the Program.
> > 
> > That's an existing restriction in the GPL, therefore a restriction in
> > another license for the same thing is acceptable to the GPL for a
> > resultant work.  You'll also note above it says "an appropriate
> > copyright notice".
> I don't see were is says that another license's restriction that is the
> same as a GPL restriction, but for a different license, is OK.

It says that above under 6- You may not impose any *further*
restrictions on the recipients' exercise of the rights granted herein.

I appriciate your pedantism but in the end it really doesn't matter very
much.  This is, aiui anyway, the way Debian interprets the various
licenses.  You're welcome to your own interpretation.



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