Re: Please remove RFCs from the documentation in Debian packages
[Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña]
> (For those who are not aware of this issue, please read #92810)
There seem to be someone believing that standard documents should be
treated as software. Standards are not software. Standards do not
improve if everyone is allowed to modify them and publish the modified
version as an updated version of the standard. Standards get their
value from having a rigid procedure for updates and modifications.
Software do not.
I believe this whole case of RFC standards are not confirming to The
Debian Free Software Guidelines display a complete lack of
understanding of the value of standards, and should be rejected.
Standards are not software, nor software manuals, and should not be
treated as such.
I haven't been following this case, and understand it might be late to
speak up against it, but believe it is about time the whole case is