Re: one thing to keep in mind about GNOME foundation and FSF

On 31 Jul 2000 09:37:33 -0600, Mark Galassi <> said:

>The guidance we want on licensing is always for the goal promoting
>free software.  Hence I don't see the conflict of interest that you
>are indicating.

>Another way to say it is that I don't want the FSF to be impartial on
>licensing issues: I want them to develop licenses that promote free
>software and documentation, like the GPL and the FDL.  I also want
>them to point out problems with other licenses that people use and
>how they might limit freedom.

My main point is that the FSF should not be viewed as a substitute for 
legal counsel in such matters.


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