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Re: Licensing pictures within an application

Michael Poole <mdpoole@troilus.org> wrote:
> MJ Ray writes:
> > The meaning should be exactly the same: the previous and known
> > expression leads one to pick from a limited (but maybe large)
> > number of ways to write a second expression that makes sense,
> > and it is written in one of those ways.
> Then the answer is no: that is not by itself sufficient to make the
> second expression legally a derivative of the first.  Why would that
> be sufficient reason to establish derivativeness?

Because use of the first expression means that I wrote the second
expression a particular way. It cannot be clean room or independent,
as it incorporates copyrighted elements of the first.

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