wxPython Licence vs GPL

Steven D'Aprano steve at REMOVEMEcyber.com.au
Thu Nov 24 09:22:21 CET 2005

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.


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