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Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge

On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 04:21:28PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Raul Miller <moth@debian.org> writes:
> > If we take "program" to mean "a sequence of instructions that a computer
> > can interpret and execute", then it's reasonable to consider a font file
> > as instructions on how to render characters in that font.
> Sure, but not bitmaps.  Bitmaps are not "sequences of instructions". 

Yes, they totally are: they tell the program interpreting them what to 
do.  This email is instructions, too, at several levels.

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