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Re: How long is it acceptable to leave *undistributable* files in

On Sun, Jun 20, 2004 at 12:52:15PM +0200, Francesco Poli wrote:
> The act of compiling source code into binary does not *add* creative
> elements to the original work, hence the law says that this act cannot
> *add* copyright holders to the work.

That depends on the compiling process.

Consider, for example, building emacs against a third party supplied
proprietary libc.


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