Free software and world heritage

Paolo Gianrossi 1999s079 at
Thu Feb 27 13:27:42 UTC 2003

Andreas K. Foerster writes:
 > On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 11:35:51PM +0100, BenoƮt Sibaud wrote:
 > > APRIL and FSF Europe set up a working group to have Free Software
 > > classified as an intangible world cultural heritage by UNESCO.
 > What does "intangible" mean?
 > I thought, it was one of the basics, that free software may be
 > modified.
Intangible means "not material", that you cannot touch.=20
Here, in the actual sense: you cannot actually touch software, with you=
hands.. Although you can modify it.

Hope this helps

 > This term can arise missunderstandings, so you should be a little more
 > precise.
 > -- 
 > Tschuess
 > 	Andreas
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