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Re: gens License Check - Non-free

Anthony DeRobertis <asd@suespammers.org> writes:

> On Jun 8, 2004, at 14:56, Andrew Suffield wrote:
>> Bad example. There are two implementations of most of the significant
>> win32 libraries - windows and wine. Anything which works on both is a
>> derivative of neither.
> That leads to even weirder things.
> FOO was a derivative work of M$ Windows until Wine added a function it
> needed to run?

FOO is and always was a derivative work of MS Windows.  It was
provably such until Wine added that function; after that, it's much
harder to prove.


Brian Sniffen                                       bts@alum.mit.edu

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