Dynamic linking, was: Re: Dispelling BSD License Misconceptions

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Fri Jan 26 08:13:59 UTC 2007

Arnoud Engelfriet wrote:
> I'm beginning to question why people developed this fixation on
> linking as being the Holy Grail of determining derivative work
> status. Is it because it's easier to understand this mechanism
> than, say, object-oriented inheritance?

Static linking is a special case, because the two codebases are
permanently (not dynamically) combined into one executable file.

Matthew Flaschen

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