[Fsf-Debian] GNU Emacs docs (and GCC and others) are not DFSG free

Sam Geeraerts samgee at elmundolibre.be
Tue Jul 10 08:39:42 UTC 2012

Loic J. Duros wrote:
> If no compromise is possible to bring them back to main,  maybe 
> it would be possible to move them from nonfree to elsewhere such as a 
> new location solely dedicated to documentation released under the GFDL? 
> This way it would allow people like me to get access to this 
> documentation without having to open the door to all the rest of nonfree 
> software.

It would also be easier for derivatives that want to include those 
packages, but none of the others in non-free. If there's currently a 
better way of syncing all GFDL packages than "debmirror 
--include=<handpicked list>", I'd love to hear about it.

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