wxPython Licence vs GPL

Steve Holden 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".

Steve Holden       +44 150 684 7255  +1 800 494 3119
Holden Web LLC                     www.holdenweb.com
PyCon TX 2006                  www.python.org/pycon/

More information about the Python-list mailing list