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Re: location of UnicodeData.txt

On Thu, 28 Nov 2002 17:57:35 +0200
Richard Braakman <dark@xs4all.nl> wrote:

> 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).
What I mean to say is that it's useless to demand that you can modify a
'standard', so yes, I think it's OK that it is DSFG non-free. What is
the use of changing this unicode table, but not telling the rest of the

grts Tim

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