[wp-docs] An Amendment
ringmaster at midnightcircus.com
Fri Sep 23 15:28:51 GMT 2005
Scott Merrill wrote:
>>Note also that if someone does publish a book derived from the
>>contents of the Codex, pointing to the codex as the "source code" is
>>not good enough. They must make their own copy and provide that on
> The question I have is what constitutes "source" for a published book?
> Would postscript files of the imposed pages suffice?
It would suffice no more than object code would suffice as source code
for a compiled executable. It wouldn't, because you can't compile
subsequent derivative works - the whole purpose of the GPL - from
Whatever source files are compiled to produce the postscript (Word,
Quark, InDesign, Ventura) would be adequate.
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