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    SubjectRe: spinlocks, the GPL, and binary-only modules
    On Wed, 2002-11-20 at 20:41, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    > Have we decided that #include'ing GPL'd code does, or does not, taint
    > otherwise "license-clean" code that includes the GPL'd code?

    Ask a lawyer - and the answer mostly is "it depends"

    > we fall to copyright law, and wonder aloud if an obviously-non-derived
    > work #includes GPL'd code, does it become derived?

    Example 1

    I paste your name and address into my document does it become
    a derived work

    Example 2

    I paste your poem into my document does it become a derived work

    So #include isnt terribly relevant 8)

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