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Re: cdrtools

Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de> writes:

> * Daniel Schepler:
>> And since dynamic linking is done at the time the program is run,
>> this would appear to me to be what applies.  In particular, it
>> appears to me that you could satisfy the GPL and still dynamically
>> link against a non-free library, and distribute both, by invoking
>> the "mere aggregation" clause of section 2.
> As a countermeasure, the FSF tries to extend copyright to interfaces,
> so that you do create a derivative work merely by programming to a
> specific interface of a library written by someone else, without
> copying their code.  I'm not sure if this is such a bright idea.

Interface copyright attempts to prohibit making a second
implementation of the same interface.  That is not what is going on


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