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Re: [Question]:Question about bison adding GPL copyright to the parser f

From: Hans Åberg
Subject: Re: [Question]:Question about bison adding GPL copyright to the parser files generated by bison and yacc.c
Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2019 23:45:13 +0100

> On 26 Jan 2019, at 23:36, John P. Hartmann <address@hidden> wrote:
> I'm glad we two at least agree here.  Then it follows that the copyright 
> notice should not be copied into the output file.  It is, if memory serves, a 
> trivial change to the skeleton files to make that happen.

It can be copied to the output file, as multiple copyrights can be applicable, 
though it is only valid for the part that comes from the skeleton file. Perhaps 
that should be clarified, too.

> On 1/26/19 22:28, Hans Åberg wrote:
>> From a legal point of view, copyright applies to the code in the skeleton 
>> file, as the other part is considered machine generated, like in an editor, 
>> and not copyrightable.

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