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Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation
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David Kastrup |
Subject: |
Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation |
Date: |
Fri, 12 Feb 2010 10:10:40 +0100 |
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Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.92 (gnu/linux) |
Alexander Terekhov <address@hidden> writes:
> Hyman Rosen wrote:
>>
>> On 2/10/2010 6:17 PM, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
>> > One *SINGLE* (consisting of a separate unique whole) project is not a
>> > joint work although it produces a (single) (combined) "larger program"???
>>
>> Correct. A joint work is created only when all of its
>
> Why didn't Erik Andersen fork the busybox to create his own non-joint
> version of busybox?
How would you know the difference? He did not have to negotiate
permission with previous authors for continuing to maintain it.
With free software, there is no way to know which is the fork, and which
the mainline.
If you take a look at gcc history, you'll find that the egcs fork became
the main line eventually.
--
David Kastrup
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, (continued)
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- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, RJack, 2010/02/14
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, Alexander Terekhov, 2010/02/11
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, Hyman Rosen, 2010/02/11
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, Alexander Terekhov, 2010/02/11
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, Hyman Rosen, 2010/02/11
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, David Kastrup, 2010/02/12
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, RJack, 2010/02/11
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, Hyman Rosen, 2010/02/11
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, chrisv, 2010/02/11
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation,
David Kastrup <=
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, RJack, 2010/02/10
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, Hyman Rosen, 2010/02/11
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, RJack, 2010/02/11
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, Hyman Rosen, 2010/02/11
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, Hyman Rosen, 2010/02/11
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, Hyman Rosen, 2010/02/11
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, RJack, 2010/02/11
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, Hyman Rosen, 2010/02/11
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, Hyman Rosen, 2010/02/11
- Re: Bye - Bye , open source derivative works litigation, David Kastrup, 2010/02/11