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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.

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