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Re: Bug#202723: perl-doc: Non-free manpage included

On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 01:13:00AM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
>On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 01:25:52AM +0200, Jakob Bohm wrote:
>> This manpage (and a few others) are very important parts of the
>> perl package documentation.  Separating it from perl is a
>> non-option from the perspective of users.
>Objection. The sole purpose of this manpage is to duplicate things
>contained in other documentation. It is not an important part of the
>perl documentation, which is complete in itself and generally much
>better written.

The perlfaq document had a similar license, although it now reads:

  "This documentation is free; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
   under the same terms as Perl itself."

I'll try to convince the copyright holder for perlreftut to use a
similar copyright, and in the interim will remove the page.


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