Re: GPL & code concatenation
"Joe Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> "Ben Finney" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> >Robert Millan <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >> My question is, would such combination qualify as a derivative
> >> program as per GPL requirements?
> >Whether a work W is a derivative work of another work X is a
> >function of your local copyright law. Thus, the answer depends on a
> >judge's interpretation of your local copyright law; please consult
> >a lawyer who knows your jurisdiction.
> True enough. However, I think the poster wanted to know if such a
> program met the FSF's thoughts on derivitive works.
Do you really think the OP wanted to know about the FSF's thoughts? I
would think, if that's the case, that the OP would have asked on a FSF
mailing list instead of a Debian one.
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