Re: POLL: Should Debian remove all GNU FDL-licensed documentation?
On 4/13/05, Brian Nelson <email@example.com> 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?
Sure, but only if something has to leave.
> 4. Should Debian modify the Social Contract and/or Debian Free Software
> Guidelines to allow all FDL documents to remain in the main archive
> and appear on Debian CDs?
Maybe. I'll leave this to those who understand the goals of the document.
> 5. Is Debian making a big deal out of a minor issue? Should Debian be
> focusing more on creating a usable operating system and less on worrying
> about licensing issues?