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Re: The debate on Invariant sections (long)



On Tue, 13 May 2003 23:40:52 +0200
jmarant@nerim.net (Jérôme Marant) wrote:
> > How about all the various non-GFDL-licensed documentation? There
> > certainly is a lot of it, and much of it is Free. Take a look at the
> > LDP.
> >
> > And assuming that what drives people to write Free Software is
> > different in nature than what drives people to write Free
> > documentation is questionable. Having written a great deal of
> > documentation myself, I attest to that.
> 
>   No, you'd have to attest that you've rewritten an existing guide
>   just because the license wasn't free. I'm dealing with guides
>   (hundreds of pages), not 5 pages HOWTOs or such. 

*shrug*, documentation is documentation. If you want some documentation
and want it to be non-Free, that's your prerogative. But that doesn't
mean it's Free, and it doesn't mean that Debian will accept it as such.

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