Re: LCC and blobs
Brian Thomas Sniffen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Peter Van Eynde <email@example.com> writes:
>> Brian Thomas Sniffen wrote:
>>> Architectural plans for a house, shipped in a Debian package, are
>> I'm stunned. So anything in a Debian package is software. With alien I
>> can convert a tar.gz into a debian package, so all tar files are
>> software. With tar I can create a tar.gz from any file, so all
>> electronic data is software?
> Bingo. Debian had this debate last year. There was a giant vote over
> it. Then another debate and another vote. "software" is not
> "program". Programs are software that happens to be executable. Data
> is not executable, but still software.
No, a definition of "software" was never decided upon. The vote was
about removing the word "software" in certain places from the DFSG,
regardless of its definition.
For every sprinkle I find, I shall kill you!