[forum] Re: Announcement: Modification to the base XFree86(TM) license.
Sun, 01 Feb 2004 14:07:54 +0100
Stefan Dirsch <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I'm not sure if manual pages are a problem here, but I'm quite sure
> that include files and the Misc extension implementation are. :-(
> I don't think that the XFree86 Project Inc. is interested into Linux
> distributors shipping 4.4.0 RC2 (CVS release) instead of 4.4.0 with
> their next release because of this GPL incompability problem with
> XFree86 libs.
Why not pull your senses together and realize that dynamic linking
doesn't create a derived work. It's the only reasonable
interpretation. The problem is that FSF are not being reasonable. It
has already been determined that APIs are not copyrightable, so
where's the problem?