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Re: FYI: news FDL

From: Alexandre Duret-Lutz
Subject: Re: FYI: news FDL
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 10:08:59 +0200
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>>> "Scott" == Scott James Remnant <address@hidden> writes:

 Scott> On Wed, 2003-09-24 at 23:02, Alexandre Duret-Lutz wrote:
 >> Committed.
 >> 2003-09-25  Alexandre Duret-Lutz  <address@hidden>
 >> * NEWS: Mention the switch to GNU FDL for the manual.
 Scott> You realise that Debian have pretty well decided that
 Scott> the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL) is *NOT*
 Scott> "free" according to the Debian Free Software Guidelines
 Scott> (DFSG).

I'm aware of tensions in this area, but:

 1) Automake has to follow the GNU Coding Standards, which
    mandate the GNU FDL.

 2) My understanding is that Debian don't like manuals
    containing non-invariant sections.  It's not the case of

Alexandre Duret-Lutz

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