binary restrictions?

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme at
Mon Oct 8 08:34:30 UTC 2001

Quoting "Karsten M. Self" <kmself at>:

> Because compiled works are less favorable for modifications.  They're
> not the "best form" of a work.  Specifically, they're not the
> "preferred
> for for making modifications" to the work.  Better to go with the
> source
> form than the compiled form, where appropriate.  Likewise
> proscriptions
> against obfuscated or machine-generated sources.
> This is consistent with traditions of copyright filing with the US
> Library of Congress, which identifies "best works" and preferred forms
> for making filings.
> Peace.

And what about other countries ? Is it as "worldwide" as the copyright rights ?
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