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Re: Please remove RFCs from the documentation in Debian packages

On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 06:23:14PM +0200, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:
>  > That would be clause #1 of the Debian Social Contract.
>  Where do you draw the line between software, data and documentation?  I
>  get the impression that you are reading "Debian Will Remain 100% Free
>  Software" to mean "everything in Debian will be Free Software" instead
>  of "all the software in Debian will be Free Software".

Well, of *course* we do. It would be idiotic and hypocritical to
interpret it as "The software in Debian will be free, but the
documentation doesn't have to be".

We have historically allowed some free non-software things into the
archive, since it doesn't matter very much. Why does anybody think
that allowing non-free non-software things into the archive is

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