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Re: Documentation and Sarge's Release Critical Policy

On Wed, 20 Aug 2003 08:14:45 -0400 (EDT), Walter Landry <wlandry@ucsd.edu> said: 

> Adam Warner <lists@consulting.net.nz> wrote:
>> On Wed, 2003-08-20 at 15:00, Peter S Galbraith wrote:
>> > I'd rather we stick to our principles, but clearly there isn't a
>> > consensus on that.
>> That's a low blow.
>> So what's your timeline for migration? Move Emacs into non-free
>> today?  The .orig.tar.gz files contain what we consider
>> non-DFSG-free files, and .orig.tar.gz files in main and contrib are
>> supposed to meet the DFSG.

> I don't think is the case.  The .orig.tar.gz files only have to be
> purged of non-free stuff if that stuff can't be distributed at all.
> AIUI, it is perfectly acceptable to have non-free stuff in the
> .orig.tar.gz file that is removed by the debian patch.

	Not if the orig.tar.gz is to live in main. And if the
 orig.tar.gz is not in main, none of the binaries derived from it can
 be in main.

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