Re: Bug#207932: Statement that all of Debian needs to be Free?
Glenn Maynard <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> only "copying.paper" sounds like a license; the rest are simply documents,
> which must be DFSG-free to be in Debian. This is not a matter of
> controversy, or even significant disagreement; SC2004-003 made this
> explicitly clear. Please remove these non-free documents; the grace
> period allowed by SC2004-004 expired with the release of sarge.
They are out of the scope of the DFSG. They are neither programs nor
documentation: they are speeches and articles which are logically
non modifiable without the consent of their author.
Whether they are around or not is irrelevant to the freeness of Emacs.