Les Mikesell <lesmikesell(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Horst H. von Brand wrote:
>> Whether it is a derivative or 'work as a whole'
depends on the
>> relationship of the parts, not temporary physical proximity.
> Please state which laws or court decisions lead you to this
> conclusion, and
> exactly what "relationship" has to be involved here.
I'm not aware of any court ruling. It is the conclusion I drew
the FSF legal position regarding RIPEM that lead to the development of
the generally useless fgmp library. It was long enough ago that google
doesn't find many good references, but this one at least describes it:
The FSF position is hardly authoritative here...
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