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accepting a license that isn't freedom respecting

Depending upon where you are, one could say the same for the GPL...namely because the not terribly well defined linkage issue [*] meaning that the GPL only plays with itself so you can't bring in code from other sources (bsd, CDDL, etc) and use it alongside while respecting the freedoms of the licence that code was originally released under.

* - makes sense for Linux, not so much for other systems and ways of doing things.

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