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

From: Richard M. Stallman
Subject: www/distros free-system-distribution-guidelines...
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2012 13:59:47 +0000

CVSROOT:        /web/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Richard M. Stallman <rms>       12/10/29 13:59:47

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

Log message:
        Add Complete Distros section.


Index: free-system-distribution-guidelines.html
RCS file: /web/www/www/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html,v
retrieving revision 1.39
retrieving revision 1.40
diff -u -b -r1.39 -r1.40
--- free-system-distribution-guidelines.html    10 Jun 2012 07:58:35 -0000      
+++ free-system-distribution-guidelines.html    29 Oct 2012 13:59:46 -0000      
@@ -20,9 +20,10 @@
 <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,
-and help distribution developers make their distributions qualify.</p>
+<p>The purpose of these guidelines is to explain what it means for an
+installable system distribution (such as a GNU/Linux distribution) to
+qualify as free, and help distribution developers make their
+distributions qualify.</p>
 <p>These guidelines are not complete.  We have mentioned the issues we
 are aware of now, but we're sure there are more.  We will add them
@@ -32,6 +33,15 @@
 these policies, and allowing us to use their own distribution license
 guidelines as a basis for this document.</p>
+<h3 id="complete-distros">Complete Distros</h3>
+<p>Our list of distributions is a guide for what to install in a
+computer.  Therefore, it only includes distributions that are complete
+in themselves and ready to use.  If a distribution is incomplete
+&mdash; if using it requires further work or presupposes installing
+other software as well &mdash; then it doesn't belong in this list,
+even if it is free software.</p>
 <h3 id="license-rules">License Rules</h3>
 <p>&ldquo;Information for practical use&rdquo;
@@ -281,7 +291,7 @@
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2012/06/10 07:58:35 $
+$Date: 2012/10/29 13:59:46 $
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