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Re: New bugs filed regarding non-free IETF RFC/I-Ds

On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 05:49:16PM +0200, Simon Josefsson wrote:

> Some of these documents MAY be freely available -- check with the
> author -- but as far as I could see, in no case was this noted in the
> copyright file, so I'm assuming they are redistributed based on the
> IETF license, which I believe we've agreed is DFSG-nonfree.

> Lobbying individual authors to release their documents under a more
> free license would be a good thing, but I don't have time to pursue
> that path.  Hopefully some package maintainer will want to pursue
> it...

This would've been a good suggestion to include in the bug reports
themselves, which I don't remember seeing to be the case?

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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