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Re: Bug#212525: Package contains non-free GNU FDL material



Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> writes:

> On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 02:40:07PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> 	I did. I feel my packages are not buggy, lacking a position
>>  statement by the project.
>
> So, what we ship in main shall not be a function of whether the works in
> it are DFSG-free or not, but shall instead depend on whether or not the
> Debian Project has passed a General Resolution specifically withdrawing
> them.

If the software has been in Debian since the beginning and has always
had non-free political texts (AIUI, this is true of GNU/Emacs and
probably other various older GNU software), I think that's a reasonable
stance.

-- 
I'm sick of being the guy who eats insects and gets the funny syphilis.

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