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comment How does the GPL static vs. dynamic linking rule apply to interpreted languages?
@thepaul: on one side you have legal practice used by 9 billion dollars company, on other claims by guy who likes to wear tinfoil hat. You claim that the later is more reliable, and you're entirely in your right to believe so.
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revised Why do people hesitate to use Python 3?
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revised Can C++ be used as a server-side web development language?
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revised How does copyrights apply to source code header files?
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comment How does copyrights apply to source code header files?
@MarjanVenema: ok, changed.
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answered How does copyrights apply to source code header files?
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comment Can you change code distributed under the MIT license, and re-distribute it under the GPL license?
@Austin: Except MIT is opensource. Opensource and "free software" are completely opposite ideas. One is based on assumption that developers who want to contribute will while contributions from developers who don't want to are worthless anyway, another is based on assumption that MPAA/RIAA makes -- everyone is IP thief and has to be forced to comply. Later leads to major fiascos such as borked GCC Objective-C support, while clang is properly working opensource alternative.
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Sep
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comment How does the GPL static vs. dynamic linking rule apply to interpreted languages?
@thepaul: there already is a legal precedence which states that at least a part of copyrighted work must be included in a work to constitute derivative work. Beliefs of Stallman often have very little foundation in actual real law.
Sep
30
comment How does the GPL static vs. dynamic linking rule apply to interpreted languages?
@thepaul: proprietary software, such as for example Nvidia binary drives is linked to GPL software such as Linux kernel. LGPL condom works in practice.
Sep
29
comment How does the GPL static vs. dynamic linking rule apply to interpreted languages?
@thepaul: no it doesn't. FYI, Nvidia binary drivers are not GPL, the kernel is.