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Re: Licensing question about the BSD

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: Licensing question about the BSD
Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2005 16:07:12 +0200

Bruce Lewis wrote:
> Furthermore, software that builds on but does not modify other software
> could be described by any of the three verbs in "or any other form in
> which a work may be recast, transformed, or adapted."

Copyright protects software as literary works. Things like "builds on"
are irrelevant because they don't constitute creation of derivative 
literary works under copyright law. It's not that hard to grasp, stupid.


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