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Re: POLL: Should Debian remove all GNU FDL-licensed documentation?

Response to this poll has been quite poor so far, so I'll continue
accepting answers for another day or two before posting the results.  If
you have an opinion on this matter, please voice it!

On Wed, Apr 13, 2005 at 08:49:38PM -0700, Brian Nelson wrote:
> 1. Is it acceptable for Debian to permanently remove most FDL documents
> so that they are no longer available on Debian mirrors or on Debian CDs?
> 2. Is it acceptable if all FDL documents were moved to non-free so that
> they could still be downloaded from Debian mirrors?  Note that they
> still would not appear on most Debian CDs.
> 3. Should Debian allow documents without invariant sections in main, and
> only remove/move-to-non-free those with invariant sections?
> 4. Should Debian modify the Social Contract and/or Debian Free Software
> Guidelines[1] to allow all FDL documents to remain in the main archive
> and appear on Debian CDs?
>   [1] http://www.debian.org/social_contract
> 5. Is Debian making a big out of a minor issue?  Should Debian be
> focusing more on creating a usable operating system and less on worrying
> about licensing issues?
> Please restrict your answers to "Yes", "No", or "Uhhhh I dunno".

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