Quoting Emilien Klein (2014-03-27 13:30:23) > 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. > > Let's take the example of jquery-lazyload . > > Both these files are provided in the upstream tarball: > - jquery.lazyload.js > - jquery.lazyload.min.js > > With the second one being the minified form of the first one.