Re: Migration of non-free packages to testing
On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 11:18:34PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Anthony Towns <email@example.com> writes:
> > On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 06:05:46PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > > Matt Zimmerman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > > What this means when the program's original source code is not available is
> > > > unclear. "preferred" among the forms which actually exist, or "preferred"
> > > > in an ideal situation?
> > > The latter.
> > I have write an Intercal program, and compile it, does that mean the
> > source code for the compiled binary is in C?
> :) I think you have to examine the specific case. The point is that
> you can't evade the GPLs rules by saying "I refuse to distribute the C
> code, so that means the assembly code is the preferred *available*
I was under the impression that the issue was not "I refuse do distribute
the source code" but rather "the source code has been lost in the sands of