Re: [GPL] No linking with proprietary programs: where?
On Tue, Mar 14, 2000 at 09:38:17PM +0100, Tomasz Wegrzanowski wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 14, 2000 at 09:22:59PM +0100, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 14, 2000 at 07:58:39PM +0100, Tomasz Wegrzanowski wrote:
> > > Does copyright law see any difference between shared library linking and
> > > pipe/corba/socket linking ?
> > >
> > > Does copyright law see any difference between calling library, when it is
> > > .so object/kernel module/kernel buildin ?
> > No and no. Copyright law does not talk about technical or implementation
> > details.
> So why people tend to think that piping is ok, but using .so isn't ?
> Or using proprietary kernel is ok, proprietary .so isn't ?
I think the GPL has an exception for systems using a proprietary kernel and