Re: The legality of cdrecord
Josselin Mouette <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Le vendredi 09 novembre 2007 à 11:14 +0100, Joerg Schilling a écrit :
> > Other code that is not derived from the GPL code is not part of "the work":
> > - You do not need to put "non-derived" code under the GPL.
> You are basing all of your reasoning on the assumption that a program
> that uses a library isn't a derived work of the library. Which is
> technically wrong and would never hold in front of a court.
You are confused and don't seem to have problems to understand complex cases
where the _direction_ is important.
A GPL "work" that uses a CDDL library _may_ be a derived work from the CDDL
library. The CDDL library is definitely not a derived work of it's uers.
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