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Re: New DFSG-compliant emacs packages

Le jeudi 26 octobre 2006 17:25, David Kastrup a écrit :

> > They could have simply dropped the docs altogether; they didn't.
> > All they have done is separate the package into a part that the FSF
> > says you can _completely_ and freely modify, and another part that
> > the FSF says you can't.  Install the available non-free package and
> > get over it.
> I already mentioned that I would find it better manageable for users
> if the package was not split, but instead completely moved to nonfree.
> Since Emacs is not really useful without its online docs, the
> incomplete version in main helps nobody.

Newbies don't use Emacs because it's not for them. Experienced users
know Emacs enough to get along without its documentation, and when
they need it they know where to find it.

Again, the split was made to make things clear toward licensing.

Jérôme Marant

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