Subject: Re: Open Source Business Found Parasitic, and the ADCL
From: Rick Moen <>
Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2003 19:35:30 -0800

Quoting Andy Tai (

> Maybe you shall try to get your software to be acceptable according to
> the Debian Free Software Guidelines.

History lesson:  Bruce wrote the DFSG, then removed one or two bits of
Debian-specific wording to create the OSD.  The Board has made only a
couple of minor tweaks to the OSD, since.

That having been said, is welcome to ask on whether his draft licence (if any) is
DFSG-compliant.  As one of the regulars, I look forward to seeing him

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