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Re: Please remove RFCs from the documentation in Debian packages



On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 02:10:43PM -0400, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 04, 2003 at 01:46:11AM +0800, Cameron Patrick wrote:
> 
> > RFCs aren't software, and so applying the Debian Free /Software/
> > Guidelines to them seems a little odd.
> 
> But...but...what if you want to make your own "RFC 2661" by embracing and
> extending the existing one, and redistribute it to all your friends calling
> it "RFC 2661"?  It's taking away your freedom!

Requiring a rename of a copyrighted work doesn't violate the DFSG.  The
"new" RFC license, however, does more than that.

http://bugs.debian.org/92810

contains more information.

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