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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 16:10:58 -0000

Hyman Rosen wrote:
[...]
> Similarly, mere aggregation is irrelevant to libraries which
> are statically linked into programs. Such a combined work is
> not a mere aggregation of the library and the other components.

Static linking is "mere aggregation" of (sub)programs with relocation
and symbol resolution done earlier than in the case of dynamic linking. 

See also

http://www.rosenlaw.com/Rosen_Ch06.pdf
(Linking to GPL Software)

and

http://www.btlj.org/data/articles/21_04_04.pdf
(SOFTWARE COMBINATIONS UNDER THE GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE)

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'

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