license recommendation

David Woolley forums at
Wed Apr 18 06:23:52 UTC 2007

John Cowan wrote:

> If you just buy a copy, you have the right to do anything with the
> copy except make more copies, make modified versions, distribute

Compiling it is normally considered making a modified (derivative)
version, and in some countries, copying into computer memory in order
to execute it, etc., is considered copying for copyright purposes (I 
believe this is the case in the UK, but not the USA).


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