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Re: PHPNuke license

Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> writes:

> On Tue, Mar 04, 2003 at 01:06:12PM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> > Nobody, including the FSF, defines object form as "not the preferred form
> > for modification."  Just because the source code IS that format does not
> > bean that everything that is not source code is object code.
> Can you remind me of the advantages of NOT interpreting as "object form"
> as "any form other than the preferred form for modification"?
> This simple approach appeals to me, not least because it makes the GNU
> GPL more easily applicable to things that aren't software:
> source form = preferred form for modification of the Work
> object form = any other form of the Work

It seems foolish for us to declare this definitively when I don't
think we've thought through all the possible consequences.  I do think
that what you say is the right idea; I'm just not confident that we
won't realize someday that there really is some third category.


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