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Re: Debian and non-free

On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 10:38:21AM -0700, John H. Robinson, IV wrote:
> Michael Banck wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 08:24:52AM +0200, Martin Schulze wrote:
> > > 
> > > Non-free is for GNU documentation.
> > 
> > I think we should consider (post-lenny) splitting up non-free in a
> > couple of sub-categories.  Personally, I'd prefer "fsf-free", but
> > "non-free-docs" would be just as good, besides "non-free-firmware" and
> > "non-free" for the rest.
> I like this idea, but without mentioning FSF directly. More entities than
> just the FSF use the GNU FDL for licensing.

I would much prefer to mention the FSF directly, actually.  Not because
it's about their software (or documentation), but because it's about
their opinion about what is free.  So we get:

- main (dfsg-free)
- fsf-free (non-dfsg-free, but free according to fsf)
- non-free-firmware
- non-free (for all other classes)


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