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Re: Licensing pictures within an application

On 10/1/05, Michael Poole <mdpoole@troilus.org> wrote:
> MJ Ray writes:
> > Alexander Terekhov <alexander.terekhov@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On 30 Sep 2005 19:06:35 GMT, MJ Ray <mjr@phonecoop.coop> wrote:
> >> > 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.)
> >
> > Sez law. If knowing that expression led me to write a new large
> > expression a particular way, wouldn't you call it derived?
> SCOX will no doubt be glad to hear that its "methods and processes"
> copyright infringement theory is recognized by and agreeable to free
> software advocates.  Or is that not what you meant?


Note that according to IBM, SCO's claims are barred by the doctrine of
copyright misuse. That's tenth IBM's defense. And the same applies to
rather similar and equally (if not more) lunatic GNUtian's claims...
which, as I strongly suspect, played the key role to inspire and
"initiate" Yarro, Darl & Co.



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