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SubjectRe: [OT] Module Licensing?
Larry McVoy wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2001 at 11:47:07PM +0000, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> > But if you take that strict interpretation, you have _no_ right to copy
> > or distribute the object module anyway, except as granted by the license
> > on the accompanying source code.
>
> Right you are, but this is trivial to circumvent if you are trying to ship
> a binary driver. The binary doesn't have GPLed code, you are shipping two
> things which are not combined when they were shipped, the end user combines
> them when running them.

Indeed, the very old, never resolved, "user does the link" argument again.

I honestly don't know what a court of law would decide on that. It may
well be different in different jurisdictions.

-- Jamie
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