Re: New DFSG-compliant emacs packages
Peter Galbraith <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> David Kastrup <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Peter Galbraith <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> > We do care about free software, we even treat documentation like
>> > software. Something that the FSF doesn't even do.
>> Uh, what kind of logic is that?
>> "We care about children, we even treat dogs like children."
> Your leap of logic, while very colourful, implies that documentation
> is entirely different from software.
Code is intended to be run on a computer. Documentation is intended
to be perused by a human. Those are very different things, and
treating them the same is a deliberate decision.
> Since we treat both programs and documentation as "software", your
> analogy doesn't hold water.
Next you'll tell me that you can make hamburgers from eggs by putting
them through a meat grinder.
Things do not magically become the same just because you decide to
behave as if they were.
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum