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Re: Problem with GPLv3 FAQ about linking with Visual C++

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: Problem with GPLv3 FAQ about linking with Visual C++
Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2010 22:35:56 +0100

Hyman Rosen wrote:
> On 2/4/2010 4:01 PM, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> >>> Hyman Rosen wrote:
> >>> [...]
> >>>> It is false that permission to copy and distribute source
> >>>> verbatim as part of a collection applies to a statically
> >>>> linked executable.
> >>>
> >>> Sez who?
> >>
> >> The English language.
> >
> > Please quote what you mean.
> A statically linked executable contains binary versions
> of libraries, 

It contains binary copies of libraries you silly.

> modified 

Go to doctor, Hyman.

> by a linker program which changes embedded values 

Resolving symbolic links (by a linker program) to something less
expressive (but more effecient) doesn't create a modified/derivative
work you moron Hyman.


(GNG is a derecursive recursive derecursion which pwns GNU since it can 
be infinitely looped as GNGNGNGNG...NGNGNG... and can be said backwards 
too, whereas GNU cannot.)

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