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Re: xcdroast does no longer work with wodim: Who to blame?

Darren Salt <linux@youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk> wrote:

> > In order to create a derived work, you need to add own code of a sufficient
> > creation level. The simple act of compiling does of course not create a
> > derived work.
> By that argument, it seems to me that if I compile (and link) cdrtools, it's
> not a derived work; but if you compile (and link) cdrtools, it's a derived
> work. (You've definitely added your own code, whereas I haven't added
> anything.)

You seem to be extremely confused. Try to first write as many internal draft 
version before you come back with something that does not contradict within 
a single sentence.

> > In addition: if ever, mkisofs could be a derived work if libschily but not
> > vice vcersa.
> Now there I don't see any real disagreement (except that I would say not that
> it may be but that it is).

You would need to understand the concept of an aimed relationship to allow a 
further discussion. The GPL is an assymmetrical license and while you are not 
allowed to let non-GPL code call GPL code, the other direction is not affected 
by the GPL.


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