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Re: xfig-doc has license problems in examples

On Mon, Oct 15, 2001 at 02:04:14PM +0200, Henning Makholm wrote:
> No real consensus on how much of the DFSG applies to data files (as
> opposed to software that can be executed in some way) has ever been
> reached or reported on debian-legal.

The operant rule is simple.

If we distribute it, it's software.

If it's software, it has to be compliant with the Debian Free Software
Guidelines, or it can't be part of Debian.

There have been a variety of proposals for things like the "Debian Free
Data/Documentation Guidelines", the "Debian Non-Free Software
Guidelines", etc.

G. Branden Robinson                |     There's nothing an agnostic can't
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     do if he doesn't know whether he
branden@debian.org                 |     believes in it or not.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     -- Graham Chapman

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