Re: Anton's amendment
Anton Zinoviev <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> You are not allowed to distribute a patch against work A which turs it
> into a patch against work B. You are not allowed to do this because
> this patch would be based both on works A and B. This makes it to be
> "work based on B" so you have to distribute it in the form
> original_B+patch. We have here a circular deadlock.
"Patch" doesn't have to mean unified diff format. It's practical to
produce a file that describes a mechanical transformation of work B plus
an insertion of lines from work A. That's not realistically a derived
work of B.
Matthew Garrett | email@example.com