Re: Defining 'preferred form for making modifications'
On Tuesday, Jul 1, 2003, at 03:12 US/Eastern, Thomas Bushnell, BSG
Anthony DeRobertis <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
It's true that the GPL wording implies that there is a single
Yep. The GPL was designed for compiled programs, and it shows in
The relation between a xcf and a gif is precisely one of compilation.
No, not at all. One important difference is that a program in source
form is easily understood by a human; in object form, it is not.
That's one of the big reasons we get to argue over preferred form of an
image. It's pretty clear in almost every case what the preferred form
of a program is; in images, it is much less so.