Re: The debate on Invariant sections (long)
Jérôme Marant <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> En réponse à David B Harris <email@example.com>:
> > > 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.
> Again, moving a program to non-free will motivate people to
> write a free equivalent. But I can bet such thing is unlikely
> to often happen with documentation. David Harris and friends
> will never ever write a hundreds pages documentation only
> because the equivalent is not free.
Again, this is not a good enough reason to keep it in main, whether or
not you think it's true. Please stop raising it.