(nonfree) blobwars family of games

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Sat Sep 27 02:50:21 PDT 2008

Ben Finney wrote:
> Hans de Goede <j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl> writes:
>> Notice that while replacing we've replaced them with content which
>> matches Fedora's content guidelines and is not necessarily free as
>> in free software
> That's unfortunate. Thanks for letting us know.
>> (in Fedora we do not demand that content licenses allow
>> modification, an architect may not want to have the house he
>> designed changed afterwards, a painter does not want his painting
>> modified, etc.).
> Those arguments are as valid for programs as for any other software;
> i.e. not at all. A programmer, after all, "may not want to have the
> program he wrote changed by the recipient afterwards". That doesn't
> give any support to the idea that such a work belongs in a free
> operating system.

FSF makes the distinction between software and "non functional data".


This matches what Fedora does and that is not surprising since it based 
on Fedora guidelines.


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