Re: How long is it acceptable to leave *undistributable* files in the kernel package?
On Thu, Jun 17, 2004 at 04:41:42PM -0400, Michael Poole wrote:
> This is not the way the law works. The presumption is not "this work
> is a derivative work because Raul Miller claims it is." Humberto has
> cited reasons why the kernel tarball (or binary images) should be
> considered a compilation rather than a derivative work. You have only
> claimed that they should be a derivative work, without referring to a
I just took a closer look at your cites
the digital-law-online page says: "There is necessarily some overlapping
between the two". You quoted this yourself.
The copyright.gov page doesn't really say anything that would make me
In other words, it's still not a dichotomy. I was too hasty when I
wrote my message saying that it was.