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Author: Bruce Perens
To: dng, onefang_devuan
Subject: Re: [DNG] fifth freedom
This isn't actually a right that you can grant yourself regarding other
people's copyrighted works. You can only waive the license terms regarding
software for which you hold the entire copyright. And in that case, you
don't have to say it in the license because it is the legal default.

On Wed, Dec 11, 2019, 07:29 onefang <onefang_devuan@???> wrote:

> I had recently added what I call freedom -1 to the licence of
> apt-panopticon. 'the author specifically grants themselves the freedom to
> not be infected by the viral licence clauses of any code this source code
> "links" to. It's my code, I choose my licence terms, no one else does.'