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www/distros free-system-distribution-guidelines...


From: Karl Berry
Subject: www/distros free-system-distribution-guidelines...
Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2009 20:35:14 +0000

CVSROOT:        /web/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Karl Berry <karl>       09/10/05 20:35:14

Modified files:
        distros        : free-system-distribution-guidelines.html 

Log message:
        remove spurious-for-gnu.org <div> per brett

CVSWeb URLs:
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.10&r2=1.11

Patches:
Index: free-system-distribution-guidelines.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /web/www/www/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html,v
retrieving revision 1.10
retrieving revision 1.11
diff -u -b -r1.10 -r1.11
--- free-system-distribution-guidelines.html    29 Sep 2009 18:44:53 -0000      
1.10
+++ free-system-distribution-guidelines.html    5 Oct 2009 20:35:02 -0000       
1.11
@@ -14,7 +14,6 @@
 <!-- This document was originally written in the Campaigns Wiki, at -->
 <!-- /licensing/writings/free-system-distribution-guidelines.txt. -->
 
-<div class="section">
 <h3 id="introduction">Introduction</h3>
 <p>The purpose of these guidelines is to explain what it means for a
 system distribution (such as a GNU/Linux distribution) to qualify as free,
@@ -25,8 +24,7 @@
 <p>We would like to thank the Fedora Project for their help in focusing
 these policies, and allowing us to use their own distribution license
 guidelines as a basis for this document.</p>
-</div>
-<div class="section">
+
 <h3 id="license-rules">License Rules</h3>
 <p>&ldquo;Information for practical use&rdquo;
 includes software, documentation, fonts, and other data that has
@@ -66,8 +64,7 @@
 <p>Certain kinds of license situations merit special attention for people
 creating or considering free software distributions; those are
 discussed in the sections below.</p>
-</div>
-<div class="section">
+
 <h3 id="nonfree-firmware">Nonfree Firmware</h3>
 <p>Some applications and drivers require firmware to function, and
 sometimes that firmware is distributed only in object code form, under
@@ -93,8 +90,7 @@
 also available; you can learn more about this from the
 <a class="reference" href="http://directory.fsf.org/project/linux/";>
 Free Software Directory</a>.</p>
-</div>
-<div class="section">
+
 <h3 id="non-functional-data">Non-functional Data</h3>
 <p>Data that has an aesthetic purpose, rather than a functional one,
 may be included in a free system distribution as long as its license
@@ -104,8 +100,7 @@
 information&mdash;a world map, game graphics, and so on&mdash;released
 under such a verbatim distribution license.  This kind of data can be
 part of a free system distribution.</p>
-</div>
-<div class="section">
+
 <h3 id="trademarks">Trademarks</h3>
 <p>Trademarks are associated with some software.  For example, the
   name of a program may be trademarked, or its interface may display a
@@ -126,8 +121,7 @@
 <p>
   However, it is unacceptable to use trademarks to restrict verbatim
   copying and redistribution of the whole distribution, or any part.</p>
-</div>
-<div class="section">
+
 <h3 id="documentation">Documentation</h3>
 <p>All the documentation in a free system distribution must be released
 under an appropriate free license.  Additionally, it must take care
@@ -147,8 +141,7 @@
 mention conveniences they might gain by doing so.</p>
 <p>For a borderline case, a clear and serious exhortation not to use the
 nonfree program would clearly make it acceptable.</p>
-</div>
-<div class="section">
+
 <h3 id="patents">Patents</h3>
 <p>It is effectively impossible for free software developers and
 distributors to know whether or not a given piece of software
@@ -159,8 +152,7 @@
 exclude software because of possible threats from patents.  On the
 other hand, we also don't object if a distributor chooses to omit some
 software in order to avoid patent risk.</p>
-</div>
-<div class="section">
+
 <h3 id="mistakes">Commitment to Correct Mistakes</h3>
 <p>Most distribution development teams don't have the resources to
 perfectly check and make sure that their distribution meet all these
@@ -169,17 +161,13 @@
 don't reject a distribution just for that.  What is crucial is for the
 distribution developers to have a firm commitment to promptly correct
 any mistakes that are reported to them.</p>
-</div>
 
-<div class="section">
 <h3 id="maintenance">Maintenance</h3>
 <p>To be listed, a distribution should be actively maintained,
 and should give the GNU Project a clear and specific way to report problems
 of non-free software that we find out about.  It should also
 inform us when the problems we have reported are fixed.</p>
-</div>
 
-<div class="section">
 <h3 id="final-notes">Final Notes</h3>
 
 <p>We maintain a list of the <a href="/distros/free-distros.html">free
@@ -201,8 +189,8 @@
 this helps everyone better understand the issues that are important
 for free system distributions, and we look forward to promoting more
 of them in the future.</p>
-</div>
-</div>
+
+</div><!-- for id="content", starts in the include above -->
 
 <!--#include virtual="/server/footer.html" -->
 <div id="footer">
@@ -235,7 +223,7 @@
 <p>
 Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2009/09/29 18:44:53 $
+$Date: 2009/10/05 20:35:02 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>




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