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Re: Fedora Freedom and linux-libre

Les Mikesell <lesmikesell gmail com> wrote:
> Horst H. von Brand wrote:


> >> Whether it is a derivative or 'work as a whole' depends on the
> >> relationship of the parts, not temporary physical proximity.
> > Please state which laws or court decisions lead you to this
> > conclusion, and
> > exactly what "relationship" has to be involved here.

> I'm not aware of any court ruling.  It is the conclusion I drew from
> the FSF legal position regarding RIPEM that lead to the development of
> the generally useless fgmp library. It was long enough ago that google
> doesn't find many good references, but this one at least describes it:

The FSF position is hardly authoritative here...
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