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Re: Bug#141561: gnu-standards: Non-free software in main



On Sat, Apr 06, 2002 at 11:57:53PM -0800, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> > The GNU standards are licensed under two seperate licenses, neither one of
> > which meets the DFSG.
> > 
> > The first is the GNU FDL, which blatantly violates sections 5 and 6 of the
> > DFSG.  The second license allows only for verbatim distribution, changes
> > are not allowed.  This violates section 3.
> > 
> > Please move this package to non-free.
> 
> If it can't be in main then I'm orphaning it.  I don't maintain
> software in non-free.

The powers that be have decided to close this bug, apparently without
reading that the FDL isn't the only problem.  Do as you like with it.

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