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Re: Let's stop feeding the NVidia cuckoo

Don Armstrong <don@debian.org> wrote:

> It's not either. It's a hypothetical. That is, if, hypothetically, the
> source provided is the result of a obfuscation regex, then it's not
> source. [IE, we aren't provided the real prefered form for
> modification.]

While the GPL defines source as the prefered form for modification, that
definition doesn't exist in the DFSG. There's no reason to believe that
we need the preferred form for modification, merely an acceptable form
for modification. Otherwise we run into all sorts of issues with JPEGs
and suchlike...

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.legal@srcf.ucam.org

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