Reasoning behind the "preferred form" language in the GPL
Posted Mar 7, 2011 19:46 UTC (Mon) by vonbrand
In reply to: Reasoning behind the "preferred form" language in the GPL
Parent article: Commitment to Open (Red Hat News)
Clearly not, as nobody in their sane mind writes C code as a set on one-line files to be #included. But GPL also isn't meant to force anyone to (re)distribute each and every dead end, fixed bug, rewrite, and failed experiment in the code's history either (thanks $DEITY!).
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