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On Mon, 2003-03-10 at 16:46, Joe Moore wrote:
> Barak Pearlmutter said:
> > http://www-bcl.cs.unm.edu/~bap/dfsg-faq.html
> 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?

That's not part of the test as I understand it.

> 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?

That *is* part of the test as I see it used.

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