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

On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 01:24:00PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> >>"Steve" == Steve Langasek <vorlon@netexpress.net> writes:

>  Steve> As a developer, I am by no means in a position to try to
>  Steve> interpret what the phrasers of the Social Contract /really/
>  Steve> meant to say.  They wrote what they wrote, and I agreed to it
>  Steve> as written; as did many other developers we have today, who
>  Steve> were not involved in the original composition of the Social
>  Steve> Contract and the DFSG.

> 	The author of the social contract is still around, as are some
>  of the rest of us who were involved in the process. It is not as if
>  we are all dead and gone like the US founding fathers, you know. You
>  could just ask.

I'd be happy to hear clarifications from the author and contemporaries,
then; to be honest, my memory of Debian history isn't good enough to 
even know who to approach.  (The debian-doc package is conspicuously 
lacking of the relevant copyright information, btw. :)

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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