Combining GPL and non-GPL code

David Woolley forums at
Sat Aug 18 14:21:57 UTC 2007

Chris Travers wrote:

> in terms of selection, ordering, and organization of the work-- since a 
> telephone directory has no expressive elements in a basic white-pages 
> list, there isn't much that is copyrighted outside of advertising) and 

This might be the case for US law.  It appears to be the intent of UK 
law that it is not the case of UK law, as there is copyright in 
databases, which I believe is intended to cover exactly that case.

David Woolley
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