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Re: Licensing pictures within an application

On 30 Sep 2005 19:06:35 GMT, MJ Ray <mjr@phonecoop.coop> wrote:
> Alexander Terekhov <alexander.terekhov@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Combined work is not a derivative work of its components. Combined
> > work is protected as a compilation (at best, if at all) and falls
> > under "mere aggregation".
> If they are compiled in in some way that means that the GPL'd work
> contains detailed knowledge of the expression of the CC'd work,
> then it is a derivative work and not possible to distribte under GPL.

Sez who? (Besides you and other brainwashed GNUtians, that is.)

BTW, protection for "knowledge" (apart from expression modulo the
AFC test) comes from patents or trade secrets if at all, and not
from copyright.


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