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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 16:11:01 -0000

Hyman Rosen wrote:
> 
> On 3/25/2010 11:18 AM, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> > Static linking is "mere aggregation" of (sub)programs with relocation
> > and symbol resolution done earlier than in the case of dynamic linking.
> 
> No, static linking results in a combined work since the
> elements are chosen with intention and by design, much

Ha ha. So the GPL "mere aggregation" applies only to random
aggregations?

> as would be the case for stories in an anthology. Mere

An anthology is "mere aggregation" of literary works.

> aggregation corresponds to shipping a pile of books in
> one box.

Think of shipping a pile of e-books in own file. That's what static
linking is as far as copyright is concerned because relocation and
symbol resolution are irrelevant details regarding copyright.

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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