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Re: GPL traitor !

From: Hyman Rosen
Subject: Re: GPL traitor !
Date: Fri, 15 May 2009 09:40:38 -0400
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ZnU wrote:
> Can you really just read the source code to figure out
> that file format, and then go write your app?

Yes, you can, without incurring any copyright obligations from
the existing program. The program you write, however, must not
contain significant portions of code from the studied program,
unless those pieces represent the only way to do something.

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