Re: GPL scripts with a GPL-incompatible interpreter
Steve Langasek <email@example.com> writes:
> Does the argument that a script is "just data" really hold water legally?
> I would think they are "just data" in the same sense that all binary
> executables are "just data" to a kernel; yet the vendors of proprietary
> Unices have always gone out of their way to make sure GPL software is not
> shipped together with their kernel, in order to take advantage of the
> GPL's "OS component" exception.
That's exactly what the text says in fact, in qualifying the "just