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Re: GPL/LGPL confusion

On Mon, Jul 02, 2001 at 08:00:32PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> The GPL requires derived works of GPLed software to be distributed
> under the GPL. But it only becomes a "derived work" when it gets linked.

Not "only".

It becomes a derived work when it gets modified.

"Linking" counts because of the idea that the binary is a translation
of the original copyrighted source.


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