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Re: how much is too much?


From: Isaac
Subject: Re: how much is too much?
Date: Tue, 24 May 2005 03:40:29 -0500
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On Mon, 23 May 2005 22:46:22 -0400, Chad Whitacre <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hey all,
> 
> I'm trying to determine what the threshold is in terms of lines of code 
> I can copy/paste from GPL software before coming under the GPL myself.
> 
> Is this issue spelled out anywhere?

If your copying would otherwise be copyright infringement, then you
would have to accept the requirements of the GPL to avoid infringement.

Under US law there is no guideline or thumbrule based on law indicating
how much copying is too much.

Isaac


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