Re: Corel's apt frontend
> From: Raul Miller <email@example.com>
> > The Corel Front End *ceases* *to* *function* if dpkg is
> > not present.
On Sun, Oct 31, 1999 at 09:41:42PM -0800, Bruce Perens wrote:
> Yes, but copyright law does not deal with whether or not an
> application stops functioning if you remove another component of the
> system. Copyright law deals with copying.
Copyright doesn't restrict the functioning of the application while it
does restrict the copying. But the functioning of the application --
its result -- is integral to copyright's definition of a computer program.