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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 01:06:22 +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?
> 
> The two live and fulfill their jobs 100% independently of the other.

As you've already been told several times, things like "life", 
"fulfillment of jobs" (heck, just think of bugs) and 
"independence" are all beyond the scope of copyright law (I 
mean the definition of "derivative work" under it). They 
aren't even mentioned in the GPL. So, try again.

regards,
alexander.


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