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Re: Licenses for DebConf6

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> writes:

>         The same benefit that accrue from freedom of software still
>  remain if that software bits represent a presentation; the
>  software/presentation can be modified to suit a particular need, and
>  redistributed, excepts can be used in other presentations, ica can be
>  part of a larger educational  effort. Like any other software, having
>  the free software/presentation bits  leads to collaboation,
>  invention, and greater benefit to the community of users.
>         It is a pity that a conference of debian developers, and
>  others interested in developing debian, which is itself dedicated to
>  being wholly free, and who has just rejected the GFDL as not being
>  free enough to be a part of debian, is now saying that in order to be
>  a part of Debian's conference, anything goes, and the sole rationale
>  given is that non-free stuff, while restricting the usage rights of
>  the community, is OK to ensure the success of the conference. 

Hold on - does this mean I will or won't be able to do
     apt-get install debconf6-doc

cheers, Rich.

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