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Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge

Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:

> Raul Miller <moth@debian.org> writes:
>> For a metafont generated font to be 100% free, both the compiler
>> (metafont) must be free, and the font itself must be free.  The source
>> code for the font is written in the language compiled by the compiler.
> As it happens, the compiler is free.
> But this is not in general true.  For example, it was possible to
> write a free C program long before there was a free C compiler.  We
> should not require the language-processor to be free before we regard
> a program in that language as free.
This is what 'contrib' is for, yes.

There are none so blind as those who will not see.

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