The Copyright Act preempts the GPL

Alexander Terekhov TEREKHOV at
Mon Feb 9 20:34:25 UTC 2004

Arnoud Engelfriet wrote:
> Usually a compiler adds certain code to the executable it
> produces. For example, it may add a standard library or
> start-up code. As a result, the executable may very well
> qualify as a derivative work of this code.

(VI.D.4. Derivative Works and Compilations)


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