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Re: GNU License Again but this time a different question


From: mike3
Subject: Re: GNU License Again but this time a different question
Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2007 12:21:32 -0700
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On Jun 5, 4:12 am, "Alfred M. Szmidt" <address@hidden> wrote:
>    > What happens if I get some GPL code, and read it to learn
>    > something about how to solve some stumbling block with something
>    > I can't seem to figure out how to program, then used the
>    > knowledge gained to write my own piece of code?
>
>    The same thing as would have happened had read it in a book: you become
>    educated.  Copyright applies to expression, not ideas.
>
> It also applies to copying, since nothing was copied, then it doesn't
> fall under copyright.

Alright. Thanks for all the answers, everyone.



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