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
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.