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Re: Please remove RFCs from the documentation in Debian packages

On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 12:14:49PM -0500, Adam Heath wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Jul 2003, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:
> >       software
> >            n : (computer science) written programs or procedures or
> >                rules and associated documentation pertaining to the
> >                operation of a computer system and that are stored in
> >                read/write memory [...]
> So if you print out a program, it is no longer considered software? 

I'd say not, it's a written document of a program. You can't very well
run a piece of paper, can you?  :P

> Or if you burn it to cd or dvd?

When the program is run, it gets put in read/write memory.

A. Because it breaks the logical sequence of discussion
Q. Why is top posting bad?
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