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Re: Documentation and Sarge's Release Critical Policy

Quoting Dylan Thurston <dpt@math.harvard.edu>:

> > etc/emacs.1:under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version
> 1.1
> > ...

Requesting removal of GNU Emacs manpages now? Better move Emacs to

> Not too mention all the clearly non-free cruft under etc/ (including
> various essays, like etc/LINUX-GNU, allowing only verbatim copying).
> See Bug #154043.

This "cruft" doesn't hurt and is not likely to be modified (who's gonna
modify RMS speeches and GNU Manifesto?). It is neither documentation
nor program (considering that documentation is part of software now).
Removing such files won't make Debian more free, IMO.

Jérôme Marant

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