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Re: Non-free RFCs in stretch

On 2017-03-05 12:41:18, Ben Finney wrote:
> Sebastiaan Couwenberg <sebastic@xs4all.nl> writes:
> > I'd like to see a compromise in the DFSG like #4 for standards to
> > allow their inclusion in Debian when their license at least allows
> > modification when changing the name or namespace for schemas and the
> > like.
> Since that does not describe the license granted in these documents, I
> don't see why you raise it.
> On the contrary, I would like to see the license granted in these
> documents changed to conform to the DFSG, and then they can be included
> without violating or changing our social contract.

I have to say I lean more on practicality side here, and I don't really
see a need or reason to have standards documents under the "free to
modify" clause.

Could you try to explain to me why one would need the same liberties for
source code and standard documents?


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