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Re: [ELPA] New package: repology.el

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: [ELPA] New package: repology.el
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2021 01:10:50 -0500

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  > We don't consider the bitmap files in the Emacs distribution to be software.

Indeed, pictures are not software.  But we treat pictures just like
software as regards our ethical criteria for licensing the material
in a GNU package.

  > And yet, they contain the "rules" to produce each individual picture on 
  > the screen.

That stretches the meaning of "rules", but we don't need to argue about it;
for the topic at hand, it makes no difference.

Dr Richard Stallman
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
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