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Re: Is database schema covered by the GPL?

From: Hyman Rosen
Subject: Re: Is database schema covered by the GPL?
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 10:04:19 -0400
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Rjack wrote:
Perhaps the definitions of "mere aggregation" and "combined work"
can be compared and contrasted.

In a "mere aggregation" separate files are placed on the same
storage medium. In a combined work, separate files are combined
into a single integrated work, typically represented as a single
file, where the so combined components function together.

> It sounds like blind men are describing an elephant. When
> describing a legal document, definitions are of great importance.

There is no confusion whatsoever, except among those who seek to
deliberately sow it.

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