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Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge

Glenn Maynard <g_deb@zewt.org> writes:

> A similar argument has been made.  This is why I'm tending to think
> it's unreasonable to expect source for everything.  I do think every
> *other* requirement (except for DFSG#2) applies to other data.

I've raised this argument as a reduction ad absurdum quite a number of
times.  It hasn't changed much, and quite frankly, I didn't see the
connection to these "editorial changes".

> I think that firmware is no different than any other program, and should
> require source, but I'm not so sure about other types of software (such
> as PNGs and fonts).

Fonts are firmware.  They are little programs to be loaded into the
printer (especially true of Type 3 fonts 8-).

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