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Re: Minified files and source code requirement

Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com> writes:
> Russ Allbery wrote:

>> I think a better line is whether the source tarball includes all the
>> pieces required for someone with appropriate skills to make
>> modifications to the software with reasonable ease.  The advantage of
>> that, as opposed to trying to weigh whether upstream has additional
>> advantages, is that it's a judgement call that can be made solely based
>> on the contents of the source tarball without reference to anything
>> external.

> Do we agree that minified Javascript libraries do not meet this
> criterion (for non-broken definitions of "reasonable")?

Given what's been described in this thread, yes, I don't think it's
reasonable to expect people to modify minified Javascript.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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