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Re: GPL traitor !


From: Joerg Schilling
Subject: Re: GPL traitor !
Date: 15 May 2009 20:37:00 GMT

In article <address@hidden>,
Hyman Rosen  <address@hidden> wrote:
>Alexander Terekhov wrote:
>> According to the FSF (the GPL drafter), this copying falls under
> > "mere aggregation", Hyman.
>
>No, you are incorrect. "Mere aggregation" is the placing of
>multiple separate programs onto a single medium for convenience
>in distribution. It is not the linking together of multiple
>components into a single binary file to form a complete program.

Linking different works together does not create a derived work as
this is an automated process that cannot add creation, but creation
is needed in order to create a derived work.

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