Re: A possible GFDL compromise: a proposal
Richard Stallman wrote:
> The Social contract uses the "that which is not hardware" definition of
>The words of the social contract clearly equate software to programs.
I disagree about this interpretation, which suggests that your
interpretation certainly isn't clear.
> In that sense, there is nothing but software in Debian.
>But Debian contains essays, logos, and licenses that cannot be
>modified. These are not programs; are they software?
Licenses are, for the most part, a legal necessity, in much the same way
that Debian contains copyright statements that may not be removed.
Essays and logos that cannot be modified are likely to be bugs - it is
only recently that we have become aware of the extent and scale of the
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