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Re: GPL question


From: John Hasler
Subject: Re: GPL question
Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 10:04:44 -0500
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Bahadir writes:
> Are those kernel headers explicitly declared as "public interface"
> somewhere, or else how do you distinguish a "non-copyrightable public
> interface"?

It is not up to the author to determine whether or not a work or a portion
of a work is protected by copyright.  It depends on the law, which varies
with jurisdiction.  Under US law most (probably all) kernel headers would
not be protected by copyright.
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John Hasler 
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Elmwood, WI USA


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