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Re: Corel's apt frontend

On Sun, 31 Oct 1999 16:19:06 -0800 (PST), Bruce Perens <bruce@perens.com> wrote:
>From: Raul Miller <moth@debian.org>
>That doesn't matter. Static linking copies. Dynamic linking copies at run
>time, which is a rather shaky argument. Executables that run dynamic libraries
>are derivative of the headers of those libraries, and they copy them. Exec()
>doesn't copy.

Hmmm...consider the Wine project:  a re-implementation of Microsoft DLL's
(among other things) using no Microsoft code.  No code means no headers
as well--anything less would be copyright infringement.

Does this mean that as long as a developer writes their own headers, they
can link anything they want to against a GPLed .so file without infringing
on the GPL?  


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