Re: scientific paper in package only in postscript form non-free?
Francesco Poli wrote: [...]
> It's true that there's no clear definition of the term "source code"
> in the DFSG text, but the most accepted definition of source in the
> context of Free Software has been the one found in the GNU GPL, for
> quite a long time.
Are you sure it's the most accepted? I didn't find numbers on it.
> > I feel it's a grey area, so if the PS files aren't too difficult to
> > reconstruct, I'd still let them stay.
> I instead think that the actual source code (= preferred form for
> modifications) should be searched for.
Sure, it should be - what happens if it no longer exists? That seems
quite possible for a years-old journal paper.
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