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Re: Eclipse 3.0 Running ILLEGALY on Kaffe

Combining X+Y in the way that you have described is anything but
mechanical: it is a task which typically takes a skilled programmer a
great amount of time and thought.  Different programmers might do it
in different ways.  I'm not referring here to the work done by ld, but
to the process of building a new program which has libfoo as a

Additionally, the program ultimately delivered to the user isn't X
with some minor bits of Y.  It contains big chunks of Y -- one per
function used, at least -- directly copied.  Just being in a different
memory space isn't enough to change the relationship between the
creative parts of the works.  The program vim encompasses a copy of


Brian Sniffen                                       bts@alum.mit.edu

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