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SubjectRe: GPL Question
> 	If the answer to this is "yes", then Microsoft should own some rights to
> every piece of software that uses the Windows API.

As US copyright law stands of the last few days Microsoft are entitled to
require a magic constant is passed in one register to 'unlock' an API syscall.
If you disassemble code to find that constant you could be jailed.


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