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Re: license questions.

Auke Jilderda <auke@jilderda.net> writes:

> Ok, but is this about copyright law? AFAIK, the source code is
> automatically copyrighted to the author but that is something different
> than the actual license under which the software is distributed.

The GPL aggresively covers whatever derived works *can* be covered
under copyright law.  The GPL cannot cover something *not* affected by
copyright law, because it's only force is to grant you an execption to
the normal rule that you can't copy such things at all.

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