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Re: GNU FDL (was Re: Bug#141561: gnu-standards: Non-free =?iso-8859-15?q?software in?= main)

On Mon, Apr 08, 2002 at 09:53:54AM -0500, Jeff Licquia wrote:
> > > DFSG stand for "Debian Free Software Guidelines". 
> > 
> > Yes, and since Debian is 100% Free Software, that applies to everything
> > in Debian.
> Documentation isn't software.  Neither are conffiles, icons, etc.  So,
> if we're to be true to our creed, here's what we have to do:

Ahh, but icons which fail the DFSG have been declared non-free in the
past.  So we have (still more) precedent for applying the DFSG to

Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@bluecherry.net>          I swallowed your goldfish
Granted, Win95's look wasn't all that new either - Apple tried to sue
Microsoft for copying the Macintosh UI / trash can icon, until Microsoft
pointed out that Apple got many of its Mac ideas (including the trash can
icon) from Xerox ParcPlace.  Xerox is probably still wondering why
everyone is interested in their trash cans.
        -- Danny Thorpe, Borland Delphi R&R

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