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Re: location of UnicodeData.txt

On Thu, Nov 28, 2002 at 02:58:38PM +0100, Tim Dijkstra wrote:
> > UnicodeData is different, because we need the data in our program,
> > not only the ideas. And it this case we see that as software!
> Maybe you're right that we don't really need the rfc's in main. They
> actually are now and it would be a shame if we dropped them. But we need
> files like this unicode file in main, which is part of a specification
> (I think), so can't  be altered.

But do you think it's _okay_ for such a file not to be free?  (Whether
it actually is or not is a topic for debian-legal).

We could be stuck with programs that we can't modify to support new
languages, for example. 

Richard Braakman

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