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Re: GPL and other licences


From: Bernd Jendrissek
Subject: Re: GPL and other licences
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 19:51:05 +0000 (UTC)
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In article <address@hidden> Alexander Terekhov
<address@hidden> wrote:
>Bernd Jendrissek wrote:
>> In article <address@hidden> Alexander Terekhov
>> <address@hidden> wrote:
>> >You seem to misunderstand. The resulting overall program containing
>> >independent works for all its components is indeed "still just a
>> >compilation". But it now contains a derivative program (among other
>> >computer program works) -- a derivative set of instructions to
>> >eliminate FSF.
>> 
>> So all compilations of independent works are also derivative works in
>> their own right?  Is that what you are saying?
>
>Not at all. An independently created compilation is never a derivative
>work.

So really it was just a poor example you made up?

- -- 
You're proposing to build a box with a light on top of it.  The light is
supposed to go off when you carry the box into a room that has a Unicorn
in it.  How do you show that it works?
         - Dr. Gene "spaf" Spafford, at Dr. Wenliang Du's qualifing exam
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