[tex-live] your eqexam package

T T t34www at googlemail.com
Fri Jul 9 13:18:11 CEST 2010

On 9 July 2010 11:52, Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd)
<P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk> wrote:
> T T wrote:
>> The fact that you didn't choose to save your source format, doesn't
>> mean it didn't exist.
> But it wasn't the /source/, Tomek, simply an alternative
> representation of the same underlying in-memory data
> structures as were used to generate the PDF.  To put it
> simply, the PDF was not generated from the ODT : both
> were generated from the same sequence of keystrokes
> using the menu interface of Open Office.
>> Following your argument I could distribute binaries without sources
>> and claim that I typed them on the console and piped through the
>> compiler.  Surely you see, how ridiculous this gets.
> Yes, we agree : it /is/ ridiculous.  That is the whole point !

No, we don't agree.  You are trying to justify distribution of any
digital work without the source -- one can always claim that a
magnetic needle and a steady hand were enough to create them.  This
*IS* ridiculous.  Please, stop.


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