Re: A possible approach in "solving" the FDL problem
firstname.lastname@example.org (Nathanael Nerode) wrote on 07.08.03 in <i01U.email@example.com>:
> Wouter Verhelst <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >Additionally, the FSF
> >is not alone by claiming software isn't the same thing as
> >documentation; international agreements and most countries worldwide
> >make a distincion between how software and other copyrighted stuff is
> >protected by law.
> You're muddling things. Software != "computer programs".
It is not? I certainly can't come up with an example that is one and not
> How many of them refer specifically to "software", which is a broader
> category than "computer programs"?
What difference is that?
> We can admit that there is a distinction between "computer programs" and
> "documentation", while still insisting that documentation on a disk or
> in memory is "software".
Or we can insist that documentation on a disk or in memory is NOT
Because it really is not.