wxPython Licence vs GPL
steve at holdenweb.com
Thu Nov 24 09:46:04 CET 2005
Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> Steve Holden wrote:
>>The thrust of my original remarks was to try to persuade the OP that the
>>original comment about changing the code was ingenuous. If you take some
>>code under license as a starting point then even if no line of code
>>remains unchanged at the end of the process your code is arguably a
>>derivative work of the original.
> "Derivative work" is not a well-formed concept. Many
> copyright lawyers have made many fortunes arguing
> whether or not this work or that work is a derivative
> work of some other.
Hence my use of the word "arguably".
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