Re: The GPL and you
On Sun, 31 Aug 2003, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Daniel Isacc Walker (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> > I use talkfilters data structures and API in my code. Is that a
> > derivate work? Everything else I've read indicates that it isn't..
> Copyright doesn't cover ideas.
> But I believe you're asking the wrong question. The reason Debian
> doesn't _redistribute_ GPLed PHP extensions is that they're believed to
> be in licence conflict (when linked with the PHP interpreter). But as
> long as you're NOT seeking to create something that everyone will feel
> comfortable redistributing, you're fine.
License conflict? Like it's not illegal but it's a taboo?