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Re: IBM doesn't like the GPL


From: Rahul Dhesi
Subject: Re: IBM doesn't like the GPL
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 18:40:01 +0000 (UTC)
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Hyman Rosen <address@hidden> writes:

>Alexander Terekhov wrote:
>> GPLv3 is clear as mud. ...

>It seems clear enough to me....

>A program which is written to use a library is not a derivative work
>of that library...

I did not find the phrase "derivative work" in the GPL v3 text.  I found
it in v2, but you are discussing v3, are you not? If so, it would be
better to stick to the language in GPL v3.
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Rahul
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