Re: generated source files, GPL and DFSG
* Matthew Garrett:
> So say we have two drivers for a piece of hardware. One is written
> without comments. One was originally commented, but the comments have
> been removed. Both provide the same amount of information about how they
> work. Both are released under the same license. Both provide exactly the
> same freedoms to our users.
> How is one of these free and the other non-free?
In the end, you have to take upstream intent into account. We already
do this when interpreting licenses (at least in one direction), so I
don't think this makes things worse.