MS-PL/GPL compatibility, was Re: For Approval: Microsoft Permissive License

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Thu Aug 23 23:38:43 UTC 2007

Lawrence Rosen wrote:
> Rick Moen wrote:
>> As Matt points out, you have fundamentally misunderstood the notion of
>> compilation copyright, and apparently confused it with that of
>> collective works.  
> Huh? The definitions of "collective work" [1] and "compilation" [2], while
> different in 17 U.S.C 101, are pretty similar.

But neither covers the actual code in the compilation/collective, right?

Matt Flaschen

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