Re: Bug#570621: Parsing output = derivative work?
Miriam Ruiz <email@example.com> wrote:
> In general, I wouldn't consider parsing the output of another
> program to de a derivative work.
In general, I do agree with Miriam that parsing the output of another
program does not make a derivative work. But just to give an example
of where it does happen, git is largely comprised of many small
utilities that communicate over pipes and command-line arguments.