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Re: Potential copyright problem in EIEIO improvement

From: Jan Moringen
Subject: Re: Potential copyright problem in EIEIO improvement
Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2009 04:16:27 +0100

On Wed, 2009-12-30 at 00:42 -0500, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2009 03:49:00 +0100
> > From: Jan Moringen <address@hidden>
> > 
> > Basically, I implemented an algorithm (c3 linearization) which is
> > described in an academic paper (see below). My implementation is
> very
> > close to the implementation presented in the paper (although that
> one is
> > written in Dylan).
> > [...]
> > Any thoughts on this issue would be greatly appreciated. I can try
> to
> > provide additional information if required.
> To my non-lawyer's eyes, the two implementations are so different in
> form that they only share the same idea.  And ideas are not
> copyrightable, AFAIK.

Thanks for the assessment. That line of thought did not cross my mind. I
assumed one had to make the argument under the assumption that my code
is derived from the presented Dylan code (which it is).


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