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Re: Proposal: The DFSG do not require source code for data, including firmware

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:

> As you and I discussed previously on IRC, I don't agree with this amendment.
> The premise of my proposal is that we are *not* granting an exception nor
> redefining any terms, we are merely recognizing a latent definition of
> "programs" that has guided Debian since its inception in spite of standing
> in contrast to the dictionary definition of the word.  

In other words, Debian has been redefining the word from day one,
dishonestly using the word "program" to mean something much narrower.

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