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Re: Copyright Question

Josh Triplett <josh.trip@verizon.net> writes:

> That's true, but it seems pretty unlikely that an embedded system would
> have any documentation installed.

Lots of embedded systems would like to be able to use the Debian
packages more or less whole -- and then remove things like
/usr/share/doc if they need to save space.

>> I think you're screwed for sarge on this one. Wait for the next release.
> That seems a bit harsh; I think sarge would be quite usable for this
> purpose, as long as you avoid GFDLed bits.  Is there anything GFDLed in
> Debian that isn't in /usr/share/{doc,info,man} ?

Gosh, nobody really knows.  This is part of why it's annoying to have
non-free non-program software in Debian.

> Embedded systems generally rm -rf those directories anyway (which is
> one reason why I brought up the issue of the copyright files).

Brian Sniffen                                       bts@alum.mit.edu

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