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Re: Questions about liblouis

John J. Boyer dijo [Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 06:44:50PM -0600]:
> I don't understand why requiring that translation tables should be 
> publicly available makes the software non-free. After all, isn't this 
> exactly what the GPL requires for code.

Modifying them for internal use should _not_ require you to publish
the changes. What does "publicly available" mean? To every user of
your version of the program? Then, ok. But to every person who wants
them? No, that's non-free.

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