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SubjectRe: Gauntlet Set NOW!


My Lawyers instructed me not to talk to anyone about this issue any more.
However, I will forward your note to them.


Andre Hedrick
LAD Storage Consulting Group

On Thu, 9 Jan 2003, Richard Stallman wrote:

> I'm not sure what your project is designed to do, so I don't have an
> opinion about how it stands regarding the GPL. However, I've talked
> with our lawyer about one specific issue that you raised: that of
> using simple material from header files.
> Someone recently made the claim that including a header file always
> makes a derivative work.
> That's not the FSF's view. Our view is that just using structure
> definitions, typedefs, enumeration constants, macros with simple
> bodies, etc., is NOT enough to make a derivative work. It would take
> a substantial amount of code (coming from inline functions or macros
> with substantial bodies) to do that.

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