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Re: Is the GNU FDL a DFSG-free license?

On Wed, Aug 27, 2003 at 02:49:18PM +0900, Fedor Zuev wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Aug 2003, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> >On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 04:22:49PM +0900, Fedor Zuev wrote:
> >> 	There, IMHO, is a subtle difference between a creating
> >> derivative work, and using a part of work in the completely
> >> unrelated other work. But you, of course, may disagree. I just reply
> > to the words, and not try to clairvoyant a thoughts.
> >You don't get to play word games with "derivative work"; it is
> >explicitly defined by copyright law. Both of these constitute
> >derivation.
> 	Not exactly. There is a some difference between derivative
> work, compilation and quoting even in copyright law.

Correct, and you described two examples of derivative works, and none
of quoting or compilation.

> 	But this unimportant. This differnece existed in reality
That should have been a colon.

> even if it is not reflected in law.

Things which are not reflected in law don't mean dick when discussing

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