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Re: Use of GPL'd code with proprietary programs


From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: Use of GPL'd code with proprietary programs
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 00:19:45 +0200

Rui Miguel Seabra wrote:
[...]
> So that A+B is the mere collection (aggregation) of two works and not a
> single new work, 

And what's the difference?

>                  then that would not be a copyright infringement.
> 
> But if the work is really C=B+A 

You mean that "A+B" is okay but "B+A" is not okay? Interesting (but I
can cope with that ;-) ).

> (one work), then it has to be GPL'ed since A is GPL'ed.

Define "one work".

regards,
alexander.


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