Re: Debian's Linux kernel continues to regress on freedom
On Wed, 12 Sep 2007, John Kelly wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Sep 2007 08:41:29 +0000 (UTC), Sune Vuorela
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >On 2007-09-12, John Kelly <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> "Distribution of this memo is unlimited."
> >> With RFCs available to anyone with a web browser, it's absurd to say
> >> they're non-free, and a waste of time removing them from Debian.
> >eh? whattabout modification? and distribution of modified versions?
> This is where it gets absurd.
> They're RFCs. They're not code.
> If you want to "modify" an RFC, you have to write your own and submit
> it, see?
Which we have always allowed in software, even. It falls under the "publish
it with another name".
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