Everaldo keeping kde in lock -- was: K-ARTIST: Icons, scripts and OSX

Jason Keirstead jason at keirstead.org
Thu Jan 15 22:59:23 GMT 2004

On January 15, 2004 06:21 pm, Martin Konold wrote:
> Am Thursday 15 January 2004 07:35 pm schrieb Jason Keirstead:
> Hi,
> > How do you "link" artwork to other artwork?
> Don't get confused. Copyright is always about copying and derivative work
> not 
 about the technical term "linking".

There are multiple clauses in the GPL referring to linking and distributing source code.
If the copyrighted work in question cannot be "linked", and has no 'source code", then
the whole license would be legally ambiguous and wouldn't apply, and you fall back to
general copyright that says you can't distribute the thing at all.

The GPL is simply not meant to apply to such things. You're supposed to use one of the
other licenses meant for artistic creations.

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