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Re: GNU FDL (was Re: Bug#141561: gnu-standards: Non-free software in main)



On Sun, Apr 07, 2002 at 11:05:03AM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> Le Dimanche 7 Avril 2002 09:57, Ben Pfaff a ?crit :
> > Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@bluecherry.net> writes:
> > > Package: gnu-standards
> > > Version: 2002.01.12-1
> > > Severity: serious
> > > Justification: Policy 2.1.2
> > >
> > > 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.
> 
> The GNU FDL violates the DFSG ?
> 
> In case this is true, nearly all KDE packages have to be moved to 
> non-free as they use the GNU FDL for the documentation. For example : 
> open KHelpcenter and click on "Introduction to KDE".

We should also move binutils and gcc to non-free because the manpages
are under the GNU FDL.

Jeroen Dekkers
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