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Re: license issue: calling a GPLv2 library

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: license issue: calling a GPLv2 library
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2006 17:39:27 +0200
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Alexander Terekhov <> writes:

> David Kastrup wrote:
>> Alexander Terekhov <> writes:
>> > Yeah, and all Windows programs "include" MS Windows. Piss off, dak.
>> You can run Windows programs under Wine if you want to.  MS Windows is
>> not required.  
> Not all Windows programs can run under Wine, idiot. Now tell me how the
> copyright law distinguish "system calls" from other calls.

Address resolution, and a fixed API.  This does not cover the library
stubs and headers used for doing the system call, and so the
development tools come with appropriate licenses permitting the
resulting works to be redistributed.

> Better, piss off.

It looks like our legal eagle Terekhov is a bit out of temper.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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