Re: Defining 'preferred form for making modifications'
Henning Makholm <email@example.com> writes:
> Do you mean by that that if I use an editor that does not have a
> save format that losslessly reproduces all of its internal state,
> then I can only distribute the output under the GPL if I also ship a
> revivable core dump of the editor?
Is there such an editor?
> > I write a bunch of Scheme code in a fancy Scheme system, never saving
> > my work, using only an editing buffer. When my program is as I like
> > it, I use the system's "standalone executable" feature to writeout a
> > binary of the program, and then I quit.
> Would you think anybody would be comfortable with (functionally)
> modifying the output of that process? I can show you dozens of people
> who would be perfectly comfortable with functionally modifying a gif.
I never said that a gif cannot be source. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat.