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Re: Meaning of `source code'

Bruce Perens wrote:
  >> This is almost like saying that GCC is not DFSG-compliant because you need
  >> an other C-compiler to compile it (at least the first time, for bootstrapp
  >The chicken-or-egg problem is irrelevant. The DFSG asks that all components
  >be build-able under Debian's free software components, but says nothing abou
  >the way these programs were first bootstrapped.

Well by that measure, smalleiffel is OK, because it is buildable entirely
by free software; it is not modifiable, however.

Oliver Elphick                                Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk
Isle of Wight                                  http://lfix.co.uk/oliver

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