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Re: Compiled files without sources????

From: Chong Yidong
Subject: Re: Compiled files without sources????
Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2011 16:33:16 -0400
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     As a first pass, I have added a etc/grammars directory containing the
>     grammar files in trunk.  The instructions for compiling the grammars is
>     in etc/grammars/README.  Note that the resulting output differs from the
>     actual grammar data in lisp/cedet/semantic/[bovine|wisent], because
>     those were manually modified subsequently.
> This difference is a problem -- it is like distributing a patched
> binary.  It doesn't correspond to the source code, and doesn't comply
> with the GPL.

If developers are forbidden from manually altering the output of a
compiled grammar, that is a usage restriction.

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