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Re: Intent to mass-file bugs: FDL/incorrect copyright files

On Wed, 17 Nov 2004 23:20:42 +0100, Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo <jsogo@debian.org> said: 

> El mié, 17-11-2004 a las 19:27 +0000, Brian M. Carlson escribió:
> [...]
>> >   Without wishing to start/take part in a huge flamewar didn't we
>> >   have
>> >  a vote and agree to leave such documentation issues until after
>> >  Sarge's release?
>> >
>> >   Here's the result I'm thinking of:
>> >
>> > 	http://www.debian.org/vote/2004/vote_004
>> No, you agreed to revert the Social Contract to its previous
>> wording, IIRC.  The Social Contract as currently worded (with that
>> vote in consideration) states that "Debian Will Remain 100% Free
>> Software".  debian-legal interprets that to mean that (and please
>> correct me if I am misstating the consensus) the Debian
>> distribution must consist completely of free software.  So if it is
>> not software or it is not free, then it would not be qualified to
>> be in the Debian distribution.

>   And documentation is not software.

	Say what? It sure as hell ain't hardware. And, between
 software, hardware, and wetware, stuff shipped in Debian is

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children. Linus Torvalds
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