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Re: Ready to vote on 2004-003?

On Thu, May 20, 2004 at 06:30:25PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 01:22:22AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > Nevertheless, as things stand the decision is made; unless _something_
> > changes, sarge won't release with DFSG-free docs. At present, though,
non-DFSG-free docs, duh.

> > very little is being done to follow through on that. 
> I beg to differ. Debian have ongoing discussion with the FSF on this issue,
> see <http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2004/04/msg06892.html> for the
> status. To give a chance to this discussion, we agreed on postponing
> action (splitting of packages, position statement) until the discussion
> reach a conclusion. 

The original agreement was superceded by the social contract changes,
and affected more than just GFDL docs. The appropriate reference was
http://people.debian.org/~ajt/sarge_rc_policy.txt. That reference hasn't
been changed to reflect the new social contract, and the new policy isn't
being acted upon yet, since this whole thing's still under discussion,


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
Don't assume I speak for anyone but myself. GPG signed mail preferred.

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  for girls, the situation is not as symmetrical as it might seem.''

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