On Tue, Apr 29, 2003 at 11:21:21AM +0200, J?r?me Marant wrote: > En r?ponse ? Anthony Towns <email@example.com>: > > If they're important for emacs users, why aren't they important for vi > > users? If they're important enough to distribute, why are they hidden > > away where they're impossible to find? > Anthony, what should we do with those files? > Should we remove them from the pistine tarball? > Do we have to work out the problem with RMS? If we decide "hey, let's not distribute them in main at all", I take it you mean. You don't have to distribute pristine tarballs. The xfree86 upstream source includes some non-free stuff, which is stripped out of the .orig.tar.gz before Branden uploads it, eg. I don't have any problem with an .orig.tar.gz that includes redistributable but non-DFSG-free stuff, as long as (eg) the .diff.gz removes those files. Alternatively, if we keep distributing them, then we should move them to other packages (if they're relevant to non-emacs-users, doc-debian or a new gnu-propaganda package, say), or at least to other directories (/usr/share/doc/emacs, eg). Cheers, aj -- Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/> I don't speak for anyone save myself. GPG signed mail preferred. ``Dear Anthony Towns: [...] Congratulations -- you are now certified as a Red Hat Certified Engineer!''
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