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Re: Non-free RFCs in stretch




Hi there,

first of all, thanks Simon for your work.

On Sun, 05 Mar 2017 17:33:44 -0800, Josh Triplett wrote:
> Iustin Pop wrote:
> > Could you try to explain to me why one would need the same liberties for
> > source code and standard documents?
> 
> Among many other reasons:

Thanks Josh for listing some reasons.

> - Copying bits of the standard into your code, your comments, or your
>   documentation.

Like the SHA-1 implementation in Bacula, to name one (still?) used by
the Deiban infrastructure:

  <https://bugs.debian.org/658326>
  <https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3174>

JFTR, upstream did not agree with Debian.

Thx, bye,
Gismo / Luca

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