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Re: Question About GNU General Public License

From: Isaac
Subject: Re: Question About GNU General Public License
Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2004 20:07:42 -0500
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On 2 Aug 2004 13:25:05 -0700, Momchil Velikov <> wrote:
> GPL does not try to extend the copyright protection to the other parts
> of the compilation or the collective works, thus there's no misuse of
> copyright.  It merely authorizes you to make copies in GPL'ed
> compilations and does not authorize you to make copies in non GPL'ed
> compilations (AIUI).

If that were true, and if a program and the dynamically linked library
that a program used together were a compilation work, how could the GPL 
apply to the distribution of the program when the GPL covered library 
was not also distributed?


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