Fw: Query about GNU-GPL

Rui Miguel Seabra rms at 1407.org
Thu Mar 24 11:26:27 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-03-24 at 11:41 +0100, Laurence Finston wrote:
> I don't believe that a library becomes a "derived work" of a program that
> includes it (it was the "and vice versa" part).  I meant that I don't
> entirely agree with what's said at
> `http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#MereAggregation'.
> Since it probably won't become relevant for me, I don't see any
> reason to bring up the subject at the FSF.

I'd like to help you with a reference to writing books.

Including libraries (dinamically or staticly is just a simple
optimization means) is like including a text into the book, without
which, the book is unreadable.

This is not similar to a bibliographic reference.


+ No matter how much you do, you never do enough -- unknown
+ Whatever you do will be insignificant,
| but it is very important that you do it -- Gandhi
+ So let's do it...?

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