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Re: Use of GPL'd code with proprietary programs


From: Isaac
Subject: Re: Use of GPL'd code with proprietary programs
Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2004 23:08:32 -0500
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On Thu, 08 Jul 2004 22:05:07 +0100, Rui Miguel Seabra <address@hidden> wrote:
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> On Wed, 2004-07-07 at 21:41 +0000, Tim Smith wrote:
>> >> theory of what makes a derivative work.
>> >
>> > I should believe your statement out of thin air?
>>=20
>> Start with Sega vs. Accolade.
> 
> Nopes. That's a reverse engineering case.

So you're suggesting that if someone reverse engineered a GPL covered
library that it would be okay to distribute an executable that
called the GPL library without GPLing the executable?   

If that isn't your position, then I think you've dismissed Sega v. Accolade
a little too glibly.  

Isaac


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