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SubjectRe: spinlocks, the GPL, and binary-only modules
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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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