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



On Sun, Apr 07, 2002 at 10:26:48PM -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
> > > We should also move binutils and gcc to non-free because the manpages
> > > are under the GNU FDL.
> > 
> > So the FDL is a free license because it's inconvenient for it to be not?
> 
> No, they're saying that a vast majority of programs which are widely
> considered free by our community are using this license.  Thus, the onus
> is on you to put forth a real argument for why it's not free.

This has been done already.  Several threads have been referenced in which
no consensus was ever reached that the license is free.

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