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Re: GPL question


From: Richard Tobin
Subject: Re: GPL question
Date: 15 May 2007 22:38:42 GMT

In article <address@hidden>, David Kastrup  <address@hidden> wrote:

>Defined interfaces are not usually considered to create copyrightable
>entities as long as they don't contain sufficient creative content by
>themselves.

This is interesting, because as I understand it the FSF claims that if
I distribute code that only works with their libraries (because I use
their interfaces), then I must distribute my code under the GPL even
if I don't distribute their libraries.

-- Richard

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