[linux-elitists] How is it possible to have a dual licensed Linux Distro.
Fri Aug 31 18:03:23 PDT 2007
On 31-Aug-2007, Rick Moen wrote:
> "Derivative work" as a term of art within copyright law needs to be
> carefully distinguished from bundling without derivation (what FSF
> likes to call "mere aggregation").
Yes, I forgot that distinction. Thanks.
> Most constituent codebases on a typical Linux (GNU/Linux, whatever)
> distribution are highly unlikely to ever be judged derivative works
> of each other.
I don't know how you judge this probability without actually getting
such a judgement in court. The logic of what is and is not a derived
work has never been clear to me.
\ "To me, boxing is like a ballet, except there's no music, no |
`\ choreography, and the dancers hit each other." -- Jack Handey |
Ben Finney <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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