Re: Eclipse 3.0 Running ILLEGALY on Kaffe
On Sun, Jan 16, 2005 at 02:31:45PM -0500, Brian Thomas Sniffen wrote:
> No, it talks about *any* copies at all, and then excepts mere
> aggregation. If there's code written by Debian, no matter how brief,
> to run them together, then it's not merely aggregation.
You've asserted this many times.
You've not provided a convincing explanation for this assertion.
 Eclipse is aggregated with Kaffe. [obviously allowed by the mere
 Eclipse runs on Kaffe. [obviously allowed by the clause which states
"The act of running the Program is not restricted, ...]
 Debian dependencies. [The GPL doesn't seem to have any requirements
in this area.]
 There's would be an os-level association between Eclipse (as a java
application) and Kaffe (as a JVM). Except that this association has
to do with running the program (which the GPL explicitly states is not
restricted), the GPL doesn't seem to have any requirements about this
sort of thing.
Have you anything else to offer? In particular, do you have any basis
whatsoever for claiming that Kaffe+Eclipse falls into either of the
categories where the GPL applies? ["the Program" or a "work based on
If you're simply going to assert that "this is not mere aggregation"
and are not going to provide any good reasons for that assertion, what
is it that you're contributing to this discussion?