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Re: Recommendation for a CL data structures library


From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: Recommendation for a CL data structures library
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 16:11:02 -0000

Peter Keller wrote:
[...]
> http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0-faq.html

"What constitutes combining two parts into one program? This is a legal
question, which ultimately judges will decide."

To wit:

http://www.law.washington.edu/LCT/Events/FOSS/MootFacts.pdf 
(Moot Court Statements of Fact) 

http://www.law.washington.edu/LCT/Events/FOSS/OmegaBrief.pdf 
(Omega Plaintiff's Brief) 

http://www.law.washington.edu/LCT/Events/FOSS/AlphaBrief.pdf 
(Alpha Defendant's Brief) 

http://www.law.washington.edu/LCT/Events/FOSS/03.%20Beyond%20the%20Basics%20-%20Moot%20Court.mp3
 
(Hearing and Q&A) 

------- 
The Scope of "Derivative Works" as Applied to Software: David Bender 
of White & Case LLP and author of Computer Law and Ieuan Mahony of 
Holland & Knight LLP will argue the proper scope of "derivative work"
under U.S. copyright law when applied to software, before a panel of 
distinguished federal appellate judges: 

 * HONORABLE WILLIAM C. BRYSON, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 
   Federal Circuit 
 * HONORABLE HALDANE ROBERT MAYER, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 
   Federal Circuit 
 * HONORABLE MARGARET MCKEOWN, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 
   Ninth Circuit 
------- 

It didn't bode well for the copyleft side...

regards,
alexander.

P.S. "Every computer program in the world, BusyBox included, exceeds the
originality standards required by copyright law."

Hyman Rosen <address@hidden> The Silliest GPL 'Advocate'

P.P.S. "Of course correlation implies causation! Without this 
fundamental principle, no science would ever make any progress."

Hyman Rosen <address@hidden> The Silliest GPL 'Advocate'

--
http://gng.z505.com/index.htm 
(GNG is a derecursive recursive derecursion which pwns GNU since it can 
be infinitely looped as GNGNGNGNG...NGNGNG... and can be said backwards 
too, whereas GNU cannot.)


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