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Re: generated source files, GPL and DFSG



On Sat, 23 Jul 2005 01:01:07 +0200 Florian Weimer wrote:

> * Steve Langasek:
> 
> >> It's clear from the context (and previous discussion) that this has
> >> to be interpreted as "software".
> >
> > No, it isn't.  Considering we went through all the effort of a GR to
> > amend the DFSG and this still says "program", not "software", I
> > don't see how you can claim it *has* to be read as "software".
> 
> So you think that the DFSG clauses 2, 6, 7, 8 do not apply to
> documentation, only to executables?

I asked Steve basically the same question in
  Message-Id: <20050305124550.38a5fc36.frx@firenze.linux.it>
  http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2005/03/msg00149.html
during the long nv driver thread (which unfortunately I do not have time
to reread now).

So far I got no answer...  :-(

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