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Re: Effort to change IETF's copying conditions for RFCs



Hello!

On Fri 07 Oct 2005 10:30 +0200, Simon Josefsson wrote:
> Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu> writes:
>
>> Wesley J Landaker <wjl@icecavern.net> writes:
>>> On Thursday 06 October 2005 06:57, Simon Josefsson wrote:
>>
>>>> I know the copying conditions of IETF RFC's has been a concern
>>>> for Debian in the past, and that the RFCs has been removed from
>>>> the official archive (?),
>>
>> If they haven't been yet, they will have to be for etch, at least
>> all of the RFCs that are under the standard IETF IPR policy.  They
>> don't allow modification and redistribution of modified versions,
>> and therefore do not meet DFSG#3.
>
> Yes.  I couldn't find them when I did a 'apt-cache search' so I
> assume they were gone.  I recall a series of packages, rfc1-499,
> rfc500-999 or similar before.

`apt-cache search doc-rfc`, they are in unstable/non-free.

Thx, bye,
Gismo / Luca

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