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Re: Documentation and Sarge's Release Critical Policy

Adam Warner <lists@consulting.net.nz> wrote:
> Hi all,
> [message BCCed to aj]
> I wanted you all to be aware how Sarge is treating Documentation and the
> DFSG: <http://people.debian.org/~ajt/sarge_rc_policy.txt>
>    Documentation in main and contrib must be freely distributable,
>    and wherever possible should be under a DFSG-free license. This
>    will likely become a requirement post-sarge.

Why can't the offending packages just be moved to non-free?  It isn't
like there hasn't been enough warning.

> Given the aggressive (and endearingly optimistic) timetable of releasing
> Sarge this December[0!] I support this pragmatic decision.

Pragmatism is not the defining principle of the DFSG.

Walter Landry

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