Re: DRAFT DFSG FAQ
Barak Pearlmutter said:
Perhaps a bit of clarification on the desert island test:
Are there really two desert island tests?
1) Person is stranded with a laptop* and a Software CD set (source and
binaries) Can she make modifications/improvements to the software, or
combine it in a novel way to make a communications device to get rescued?
2) Shipwreck, so several people are stranded with a laptop, etc... If one
of them improves the software, can she share it with her other strandees?
* The laptop is solar-powered, or it's powered with coconut batteries, or