Initial Developer's Public License

Alexander Terekhov TEREKHOV at
Fri Feb 13 20:50:57 UTC 2004

Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
> I think it is a pretty big stretch to say that static linking 
> does not produce a derivative work of the objects included in 
> the link. ...

With all those $$ legal funds "to protect open source" of lately, 
I just wonder whether the time is right for some vendor-neutral
organization to bring the issue of linking into court. It could 
be a friendly, relatively-inexpensive summary judgment action, 
oder? Just an idea.


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