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Re: RES: What makes software copyrightable anyway?

On Thu, May 19, 2005 at 04:23:26PM -0700, Michael K. Edwards wrote:
> I was only concerned about this part of your statement:
> > The rest of
> > us, as far as I can tell, think that giving a user a script that makes it
> > easier to compile a certain binary does not equate to distribution of the
> > same binary.
> If the binary did infringe, the script might well contribute.

But I'm not sure how a binary can infringe on its own.

> one reason why we handle DJB's works with such care (see
> daemontools-installer).

I'm not sure if you used this as an example because you know that I'm the 
maintainer of that package, but yes, I am well aware of this issue.


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