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Re: First Draft proposal for modification of Debian Free Software Guidelines:

Michael Banck <mbanck@debian.org> writes:

> On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 05:17:41PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > For images, fonts, and sounds, he makes an exception for the source
> > code requirement.  For many of these, there is no sensible source code
> > anyway, and so DFSG 2 doesn't require it.  That is, the image is
> > itself the source code.
> That's a statement I would like to know whether it is accepted by all
> the other developers? I think I agree (without having thought this
> through a lot), but I was not aware that this was the standard way of
> interpreting things, certainly not after the recent dicussions. 
> For example, people say that our logo was non-free.

Yes, but not because of a lack of source.  It's allegedly non-free
because of the usage restrictions.  (I am not sure that this really
makes it non-free, incidentally, but I'm not interested in arguing the


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