Re: Bug#207932: Statement that all of Debian needs to be Free?
"Michael K. Edwards" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Personally, I would retain them as a courtesy to upstream; users are
> no more and no less free to modify or remove them than Debian is.
> The alternative -- to demand that all content other than license
> texts and other legal indicia must be arbitrarily modifiable in
> order to be DFSG-free -- is logically consistent but would require
> the removal of all remotely "artistic" or "polemical" works in the
> Debian archive.
And for what it's worth, my eariler post on this topic still reflects
my position fairly well.
rlb @defaultvalue.org and @debian.org; previously @cs.utexas.edu
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