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GPL: collective works



GPL, section 2:
> Thus, it is not the intent of this section to claim rights or contest
> your rights to work written entirely by you; rather, the intent is to
> exercise the right to control the distribution of derivative or
> COLLECTIVE WORKS based on the Program. 
> 
> In addition, mere aggregation of another work not based on the Program
> with the Program (or with a work based on the Program) on a volume of
> a storage or distribution medium does not bring the other work under
> the scope of this License. 
(emphasis obviously mine)

Isn't the 'mere aggregration of another work not based on the Pogram
with the Program ... on a volume of a storage or distribution medium' a
creation of a collective work?  If so, isn't the above saying

a) derivative works based on the Program or collective works including
the Program must be GPLed
b) works not based on the Program that are included in collective works
(which include the Program) are not subject to the terms of this license

Isn't that contradictory?

-- 
Brian Kimball


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