Re: Using a CC-3.0-BY file as data file for a GPL program
Marco d'Itri wrote:
Is my view correct? I can use the CC-BY-ed database for my GPL-ed
Apparently yes. Anyway, the correct criteria is not "linking" but "being
a derived work". This case looks like mere aggregation.
It's not mere aggregation. Mere aggregation is when GPL licensed Qt and
Boost-licensed Boost are put on a single distribution medium. Qt does
nothing to Boost and Boost does nothing to Qt. Here the program actually
*uses* the database.