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Re: The debate on Invariant sections (long)

Jérôme Marant <jerome.marant@free.fr> wrote:

> En réponse à David B Harris <david@eelf.ddts.net>:
> > >   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.


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