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Bug#987710: Consider adding some helpful links to SC/DFSG page

Package: www.debian.org
Severity: wishlist

I'm aware that I'm walking a fine line, but it came up in a discussion
so I wanted to file the bug for your consideration. To be clear, if
you consider this to need a foundation document change as in [1] then
it clearly isn't worth it and I'd ask you to close this as won't fix.

But if you agree that adding helpful links WITHOUT changing the
wording could be done as a normal change of the web-pages then please
give this a thought.

Suggestions when reading [2]:
- At the top "The Debian Free Software Guidelines (DFSG)"
  is a link to https://www.debian.org/social_contract#guidelines
  a few paragraphs later "the document entitled The Debian Free Software
  Guidelines" is not a link, but IMHO it should be the same one
- there are some references to "The Debian system" and "Debian" which in
  my reading some mean more "the project" and others mean "the components
  that make up Debian".
  As I'm sure you don't mean the #1 hit on search engines which is
  It might be better to throw in some links like
  And maybe to differntiate
- "bug report database" should be a link to https://www.debian.org/Bugs/
- "create distributions containing both the Debian system and other works"
  could be a link to https://www.debian.org/derivatives/

Furthermore I think there should be a link to
But I list this separately because, while helpful, I'd not know where
to put it without changing the text - and that would clearly put us
into foundation document change land.

[1]: https://www.debian.org/devel/constitution#item-4
[2]: https://www.debian.org/social_contract

Christian Ehrhardt
Staff Engineer, Ubuntu Server
Canonical Ltd

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