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From Joe Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: fair use (was Re: What licenses in category X satisfy criterion #2?)
Date Sat, 15 Mar 2008 01:59:11 GMT

--- Robert Burrell Donkin <rdonkin@apache.org> wrote:

> On Thu, 2008-03-13 at 10:07 -0700, Henri Yandell
> wrote:
> <snip>
> > More important right now would be the issues of
> what the FSF's
> > non-compiled/dynamic-linked stance is, 
> +1
> even when we've disagreed with the FSF's
> interpretation we've respect
> the spirit and intention of their licenses (as
> expressed by the FSF).
> IMO this approach should be continued.

I just dug this up:


It directly conflicts with what I said about 
the situation for spamassassin.  According
to that url, if spamassassin acquired a GPL
dependency, it would have to license everything
under the GPL.  (The FSF apparently believes
copyright extends to actual processes, not
just files on the filesystem).

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