MS-PL/GPL compatibility, was Re: For Approval: Microsoft Permissive License
chris.travers at gmail.com
Fri Aug 24 00:01:52 UTC 2007
On 8/23/07, Matthew Flaschen <matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu> wrote:
> 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"  and "compilation" ,
> > different in 17 U.S.C 101, are pretty similar.
> But neither covers the actual code in the compilation/collective, right?
> Matt Flaschen
But wouldn't the MS-PL on the compilation be only allowed if it extended to
every item in the compilation?
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