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TEREKHOV at de.ibm.com
Fri Feb 13 19:14:07 UTC 2004
John Cowan wrote:
> Native executables aren't simply collections, however; linkers
> break up and redistribute the individual object files into
> different regions of the executable.
Do you seriously believe that such details/"linking analysis"
[whether this or that linker redistributes the individual
object files into different regions, etc.] matters? C'mon, RMS
is right: "it makes no difference whether linking is static or
dynamic." Neither constitutes creation of derivative work, I
think/hope. I may be wrong, of course.
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