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Re: How to deliver an binary file

Christian Welzel <gawain@camlann.de> writes:

> Am Sonntag, 19. August 2007 13:23 schrieb Ben Finney:
> > What, then, does upstream consider the source form of the work? Is
> > their distributed source form something that would be considered
> > free software?
> I think they also believe the above .sfd as the source of the font
> but the do not want to redistribute it, because they think nobody
> ever wants this file and it therefor would waste space in the
> tarball.

If that's the case, what they distribute isn't free software — unless
any recipient can get that source. Certainly, for it to be included in
Debian, we need to distribute the *entire* corresponding source form
of the work.

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Ben Finney

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