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

On Fri, 19 Nov 2004 11:21:35 -0800, Brian Nelson <pyro@debian.org> said: 

> Matthew Garrett <mgarrett@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:
>> Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> wrote:
>>> Now I think the original SC meant computer programs only (indeed
>>> it mixed the terms programs and software). The latest SC changed
>>> all the references to software and uses the new definition.
>> Bruce is on record as saying that he meant it to refer to all data
>> in Debian. On the other hand, this is never explicitly stated in
>> the thread that preceeded the vote. It's possible that the majority
>> of people who voted for it disagreed, but there's no way to ever
>> know that.

> As I recall, what Bruce said was more along of the lines of he
> intended the DFSG to cover everything on a (or "the", at the time?)
> Debian CD.  I'm not really sure of the history involved and whether
> at the time there was a direct correlation between the Debian CD and
> the Debian "main" archive.

	There was.

Everything happens at the same time with nothing in between. -- Paul Hebig
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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