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Re: Distribution of media content together with GPLv2 code in one package?

On Fri, 16 Apr 2010 09:45:42 +0200 Rudolf Polzer wrote:

> For code, the definition of source is quite simple. Code typically
> consists of a string of characters. Anyone could have typed in these characters
> - someone else would be able to type in the very same program.

I don't think I would be able to write *any* program in the *same* way
it was written by its author(s)...   ;-)

> Anyone can
> change a line in the program, and there is no reason why that line of the
> program should NOT be in the "spirit of" the original program.

There are many many reasons, IMHO.

> Simply because
> the only part of the author that goes in is his thought,

It is indeed the author's thought that is goes in: something that is
quite unique, I would say... 

In summary, I think you are oversimplifying the art of programming.

 Need some pdebuild hook scripts?
..................................................... Francesco Poli .
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