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Re: suggestion: DFDG - Debian Free Documentation Guidelines [was: Discussion - non-free software removal]

On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 02:30:04PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 10:49:21AM -0500, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > This kind of modification is not useful for standards documents, which
> > are meant to provide a sufficiently robust description to facilitate the
> > development of interoperable implementations, and not to document
> > software.  If you modify a piece of software which implements a
> > standard, you do not make corresponding modifications to the standards
> > document.
> So all someone needs to do to make their document non-modifiable but free
> according to Debian would be to call it a "standards document".  Cool.

That is _not_ what I said _at_ _all_.  At no point did I express an opinion
that such documents should be considered free according to Debian.

 - mdz

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