[License-discuss] Copyright on APIs

Thorsten Glaser tg at mirbsd.de
Sat Jun 29 14:26:07 UTC 2019

>On 6/28/19 11:40 PM, Bruce Perens via License-discuss wrote:
>>     /Until now, the principle of copyleft has only been applied to
>>     literal code, not APIs. TheB licenseB submitterb s proposal is for a
>>     copyleft effect that would apply to new implementations of the API
>>     even when the underlying has been written from

Pretty sure that won’t fly in the EU. Patrice-Emmanuel Schmitz
can probably explain better, though ;-)

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