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Re: Corel's apt frontend

uh01hllg@umail.furryterror.org (Zygo Blaxell) writes:

> 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?  

I don't see any way the copyright on .so could affect programs that
link against it, if compiled with clean-room headers (which may need
to include a dummy .so that the linker can inspect while creating
the executable).

Even in the case where the original headers are used, opinions on
this list have been found to differ.

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                         learned early in marriage by internists' wives, but
               still hidden from the general public, is that most things get
         better by themselves. Most things, in fact, are better by morning."

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