Open Source Click-Wrap Notice
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Sat Aug 10 12:50:54 UTC 2002
"Forrest J. Cavalier III" wrote:
> You can't run most source code. You must compile it, which is
> preparing a derivative work.
"[T]he U.S. Copyright Office has traditionally taken the view that object
code is not a derivative work of source code. Instead, the Copyright
Officers consider the source code of a piece of software and the
corresponding object code as the same literary work." 
For the full explanation read paragraph 32 through 34 in .
 Mathias Strasser
"A New Paradigm in Intellectual Property Law?
The Case Against Open Sources"
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