Re: Documentation and Sarge's Release Critical Policy
Walter Landry <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Adam Warner <email@example.com> 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.
I would guess that's because we haven't committed to a decision yet.
> > 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.
With you 100%.