From: Alexander Terekhov (terekhov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-12 05:55:14
Ben Hutchings wrote:
> libstdc++ is not solely distributed under the GNU GPL - if it was, every
> program built with it would have to be distributed under GPL as well.
Nonsense (if you mean distribution of "copies" [17 USC 101]; not
licensing exclusive rights to original and derivative "works"...
which must be done under the terms of the GPL and only the GPL;
compilation-vs-derivative distinction aside for a moment). Being
a mere copyright license (not a contract), the GPL can't override
the first sale [17 USC 109].
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