2014-03-27 0:13 GMT+01:00 Ben Finney <ben+deb...@benfinney.id.au>: > Jonas Smedegaard <d...@jones.dk> writes: > >> DFSG #2: >> >> > The program must include source code, and must allow distribution in >> > source code as well as compiled form. >> >> I believe the term "source code" is in Debian generally interpreted as >> "preferred form of modification". > > (That should be “preferred form of the work for modifying it”. I don't > know what “form of modification” would be.) > >> You may disagree with that interpretation, but that's where you should >> then argue your case - not at definition of "minification" or >> "compilation". > > Indeed. Any transformation – minification, obfuscation, compilation, > encryption, etc. – which makes a form of the work which is not the > preferred form of the work for modifying that work, thereby makes a > non-source form of the work. > > So the distinction being discussed is source versus non-source form of > the work.