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Re: PROPOSED: interpretive guidelines regarding DFSG 3, modifiability, and invariant text

Sunnanvind Fenderson <sunnanvind@fenderson.com> writes:

> The shorter and informal one that Thomas posted would probably
> suffice, but I feel we can't do totally without one - it should at
> least be stated somewhere, sometime that Debian *can* distribute
> license texts and invariant, auxiliary material. Hitherto, this has
> not been explicitly stated, so technically (to the point of absurdity)
> we'd have to put all GPL software in contrib and the GPL license text
> itself in non-free. That's silly, so we should actually say somewhere
> what's excepted from DFSG 3. Informal or formal, either would do.

Or, we could point out that it's the Debian Free *Software*
Guidelines, not the Debian free-everything-in-the-world guidelines.  I

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