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Re: GDB manuals

On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 05:01:52PM +0100, Sunnanvind Fenderson wrote:
> Free software doesn't need free essays about "Free Software Needs Free 
> Documentation". Free software can do with such essays being invariant, 
> right? As long as the documentation is free.
> Now whether Debian can or should include such invariant essays is 
> another issue...

But that's the whole point.  We don't get to choose not to include them,
except by dropping the GDB manual as well.  The problem is not that
the essay is unmodifiable, the problem is that it's stuck to the GDB manual.
If it weren't for that, the essay's non-freeness wouldn't be an issue.

Richard Braakman
Will write free software for money.
See http://www.xs4all.nl/~dark/resume.html

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