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Re: Please remove RFCs from the documentation in Debian packages

On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 04:16:15PM -0700, David Schleef wrote:
>On Fri, Jul 04, 2003 at 03:53:55AM +0800, Cameron Patrick wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 02:34:56PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
>> | The Debian Social Contract says "Debian Will Remain 100% Free Software".
>> | If there are things "in Debian" that are "not free" or "not software",
>> | then we may be violation of our guiding principles.
>> The anarchism package is an excellent example of a package in Debian
>> main that, although DFSG-free, is neither software nor software
>> documentation.
> It's also a package that should be removed instead of being a
> justification for non-social-contract-conforming packages.

How about linuxgazette?
Or any of the /usr/local/doc/ non-software based packages?

I think it would be a mistake to remove such items from main stream

Prehaps a section apart from main/non-free/non-US could be useful, as a
document such as those above don't really fit into those categories, if
you take them to mean "free software"/"restrictive licence
software"/"not for US software", which thought of by quite a few users.

Just my 0.02UKP.

A. Because it breaks the logical sequence of discussion
Q. Why is top posting bad?
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