Re: Obfuscated source
* Bruce Perens (firstname.lastname@example.org) [041212 17:50]:
> Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> >Imagine a source where all variables are named v<number> and all
> >functions f<number>. Is that still free? Where do we draw the line?
> >When does source stop to be bad style and start to become obfuscated
> >and unacceptable for main?
> This has been handled before. Some people strip all comments and
> unnecessary white space, and make all symbol names meaningless numbers.
> In general it's done by a program, and they don't actually use that
> version of the code for their own work. Thus, it's not the preferred
> source code under the GPL.
"preferred form for modification" is _only_ a GPL-term and not part of
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