[Fedora-packaging] Re: No pre-built applications rule

David Lutterkort dlutter at redhat.com
Mon Sep 18 11:55:05 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-09-18 at 03:57 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> Now consider pdf or ps documents - People often use foreign tools to
> write them - They are binaries having been built from closed source,
> aren't they?

They are (compressed, in the case of pdf) text files. The 'from source'
guideline should be restricted to executable code; strictly speaking,
that would include ps, since it's run through a complete, fairly
unrestricted Forth interpreter. PDF should be unproblematic.


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