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Re: Defining 'preferred form for making modifications'

On Sun, Jun 15, 2003 at 05:15:14PM -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
> Why?  What real-world problem does this solve?  Have we actually run
> into situations where it was not obvious in a particular instance what
> the preferred form for modifications was?

I know of one thorny problem in this area: many graphics are distributed
as .png or .jpg files, even though their creator probably used a richer
format like .xcf.

IIRC, there was also a case of a ROM image that was released into the
public domain, but the source for it no longer existed.  I don't remember
enough details to search for it, though.

Richard Braakman

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