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Bug#183860: RMS's comment on this bug is mostly irrelevant. :-/

On Thu, Dec 25, 2003 at 08:14:23PM +0000, Henning Makholm wrote:
> Scripsit Nathanael Nerode <neroden@twcny.rr.com>
> > Russ Allbery wrote:
> > > Nathanael Nerode <neroden@twcny.rr.com> writes:
> > Not quite.  The TeX macros are combined with the texinfo document, and
> > TeX uses the result to produce a DVI or PostScript doument.
> Yes. But the output of TeX contains no creative elements from
> texinfo.tex and therefore is not a derivate of texinfo.tex.

What's a "creative element"?  I see no language in the GNU GPL
limiting the scope of its restrictions to such a thing.

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