Fabrice Popineau <Fabrice.Popineau(a)supelec.fr> writes:
* David Kastrup <dak(a)gnu.org> writes:
> And what user freedoms do you preserve by not distributing
> "makefile" and "package-info.in"?
I know you will disagree ... but :
what user freedoms do you preserve by selling cars without the plant
that produced them ?
I am not talking about the plant. I am talking about the _package_
_specific_ scripts used for assembling a _particular_ package. The
blueprints/assembly instructions for that package (not the plant
Honnestly, I think most people don't care. And the rare ones who
know where to find the missing pieces.
The text of the GPL is not concerned with how many people care, and
whether they would know where to find the missing pieces.
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
XEmacs-Beta mailing list