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Re: PHPNuke license

John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> writes:

> On Mon, Mar 03, 2003 at 04:28:41PM -0500, bts@alum.mit.edu wrote:
>> They are an object form.  The page transmitted by PHP-nuke is not the
>> preferred form for modification (which has the PHP code embedded
>> within it), and so not source.  It is produced by mechanical
>> transformation fromt he source, and so quite reasonably an object
>> page.
> I find it hard to believe that anything "produced by mechanical
> transformation" from a source is object form.  Object form is machine code. 
> I can not magically transform a text file into object form by running
> "tr a-z A-Z" on it.

Sure you can.  It's now full of shouting, and no longer in the
preferred form for modification.  No license can reasonably
distinguish between tr and gnupg -- distinguishing indent is hard


Brian T. Sniffen
G026 / Secure Technology Solutions

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