Re: Bug#227159: ocaml: license conflict in Emacs Lisp support?
Scripsit Anthony DeRobertis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On Jan 21, 2004, at 21:27, Henning Makholm wrote:
> > It is not clear to me that this text talks about APIs at all.
> > It seems to be about the *internal* structure of a database, which -
> > in my opinion at least - has very little to do with an *interface*.
> It talks about "SQL Data Structures." It finds that those are
> copyrightable. I'm not sure why that wouldn't apply to, say, C data
> structures, as used in an API.
"SQL data structures" (it is not clear what exactly is the technical
item this ruling speaks about, but nevermind) is a way of getting a
job done. C data structures used in an API is a way of communicating
to existing code which job you want done.
And the quesion, by the way, concerned Lisp APIs. I don't think you
can copyright the cons cell.
Henning Makholm "Monarki, er ikke noget materielt ... Borger!"