[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: GPL 2(b) HUH?

From: Ciaran O'Riordan
Subject: Re: GPL 2(b) HUH?
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2008 15:15:00 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

> No, it would not. By statute, in the U.S., a derivative work is a

That's not about software, and that's only one jurisdiction.

> Programs written to interoperate with other programs are not derivative
> works of those programs.

True, but we're not talking about that.  The example you're replying to was
a scheduler which is an intimate part of a kernel, definitely not a separate
program that interacts with the kernel.

CiarĂ¡n O'Riordan, +32 477 36 44 19,

Support free software, join FSFE's Fellowship:

Recent blog entries:

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]