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Re: Are BLOBs source code?

Matthew Dempsky <jivera@flame.org> writes:

> Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> writes:
> > Why should elf-aggregation always mean to be part of a derived code, and
> > fs-level aggregation mean that not? Even e.g. Linus writes that there
> > _are_ examples where elf-aggregation does not mean a derived work (well,
> > of course: the default assumptation is that it is derived, but it could
> > be proven otherwise).
> Is Linus a lawyer or is his stance backed up by a court decision?
> Assuming the answer is no (which I believe it is), what does it matter
> what Linus thinks on the matter?

To the extent that Linus is the author of the kernel, his
interpretations matter for that particular program.

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