Bug#395082: Source package contains non-free IETF RFC
Usertags: nonfree-doc rfc
This source package contains the following files from the
IETF under non-free license terms:
pkg kdepim ver 4:3.5.5-1
The license on RFC/I-Ds is not DFSG-free, see:
The etch release policy says binary and source packages must each be free:
The severity is serious, because this violates the Debian policy:
There are (at least) three ways to fix this problem. In order of
1. Ask the author of the RFC to re-license the RFC under a free
license. A template for this e-mail request can be found at
2. Remove the non-free material from the source, e.g., by re-packaging
the upstream archive and adding a 'dfsg' version name to it.
3. Move the package to non-free.
General discussions are kindly requested to take place on debian-legal
or debian-devel in the thread with Subject: "Non-free IETF RFC/I-Ds in