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Re: Questions on proprietary program using gcc libraries


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Questions on proprietary program using gcc libraries
Date: 20 Jul 2004 16:45:57 +0200
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Alexander Terekhov <address@hidden> writes:

> Barry Margolin wrote:
> [...]
> > > Statically and dynamically linked "packages" are compilations, not
> > > derivative works.
> > 
> > OK, but the copyright owner has control over use of his work in
> > compilations, so the GPL still applies. 
> 
> Nope. I own all those copies included in the compilations. First 
> sale.

First sale does not give you control over the work.  It gives you
particular usage rights for the copy.

-- 
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum


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