Re: FYI: GNU Emacs Manual to be moved to non-free
On 14 May 2003 09:21:15 -0400, D Goel <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> If you *have* to do this, until the situation is resolved with FSF,
> can they atleast be put in a different section, say
> "nonfree-but-gnu" (or abbreviated as "gnu"), so we can put that
> section in our sources.list and still not have to put "nonfree" in
> our sources.list?
Well, as far as we are concerned, things are either free,
depend on non-free things, or are non free. We do not distinguish
between types of non-freeness -- like free for non-commercial use,
free for teachers, free unless sold for profit, etc.
This is not a political thing.
Telephone books are like dictionaries -- if you know the answer before
you look it up, you can eventually reaffirm what you thought you knew
but weren't sure. But if you're searching for something you don't
already know, your fingers could walk themselves to death. Erma
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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