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Re: Is vrms really still a Virtual Richard M. Stallman?

On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 10:42:12AM +0000, Henning Makholm wrote:

| > Something like that would probably be both useful and feasible,
| Feasible? Well, perhaps AI has made significant breakthroughs while I
| was looking the other way, but I doubt it.

As I read it, the suggestion wasn't that AI was involved, but instead
that vrms[1] would have a list of non-free packages and machine-readable
properties of their licences - such as as "no-reverse-engineering" or
what not.  The list would, of course, be generated by human intelligence,
not some form of AI which parses the licence.


[1] Am I the only one here that mentally associates vrms with
root-mean-square (i.e. as opposed to peak-to-peak) voltage rather than
"Virtual Richard M Stallman" by default?

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