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Re: A possible GFDL compromise: a proposal

* Mathieu Roy (yeupou@gnu.org) [030922 11:40]:
> Andreas Barth <aba+nospam@not.so.argh.org> a tapoté :
> > * Mathieu Roy (yeupou@gnu.org) [030922 08:02]:
> > > I do not see either why RMS's political essays should be free in the 
> > > DFSG-sense either, even when included in a documentation.

> > Because we require them to be free if we include them in Debian?

> Hum, you do not follow a rule _just_ to follow the rules, do you?

You seem to live in the wrong country. ;)

> There was a reason to promote free software, and I'm not sure that the
> whole issue was about political essays, but about programs and their
> documentation.

The issue is to give recipients the full freedom. And I don't see
which part of this issue doesn't apply to essays, regarding Debians
position. (I do, however, publish parts of my essays under a non-free
license. But I don't ask Debian then to include them in main, and
they've a very destinct audience where it is more usefull to work with
other licenses - that also gives the freedom to any recipient to use
my ideas, and words, but not in a way that Debian would consider as

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