Re: generated source files, GPL and DFSG
* Florian Weimer (firstname.lastname@example.org) [050728 16:19]:
> * Steve McIntyre:
> >>The interpretation I outlined is certainly not new. It reflects the
> >>current practice, and I think we're in a pretty good position as far
> >>as compliance is concerned. Even the notorious GNU FDL issue is not a
> >>real problem here (beyond the invariant section business) -- the GNU
> >>FDL requires open formats.
> > I'm arguing with your interpretation of "program" to mean anything you
> > want - in this case potentially any random string of bytes.
> Why do you think this would change anything? Isn't this the
> assumption under which debian-legal operates in general?
Actually, it is not the assumption under which the DFSG operates in