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* ''modifiable'': whose format allows easy modification (including modification of structure)
 
* ''modifiable'': whose format allows easy modification (including modification of structure)
 
* ''computation'': which does not involve any creative act from a human being
 
* ''computation'': which does not involve any creative act from a human being
 
==Transitivity==
 
Of course, the source code must satisfy the freedoms of free content as well.
 
Therefore, by recursion, our definition is not weaker than the one in the GNU GPL
 
  
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==

Revision as of 05:28, 15 January 2021

Discussion of terms

  • structured: which gives access to the structure of the work (for example, an OpenDocument file gives access to the structure of the document, whereas a PDF file doesn't)
  • modifiable: whose format allows easy modification (including modification of structure)
  • computation: which does not involve any creative act from a human being

Examples

  • software source code
  • editable text (raw text, XML, word processor files...)
  • vector graphics files
  • tablatures, lyrics
  • multitracks from an audio recording
  • multitracks from any video recording