Everaldo keeping kde in lock -- was: K-ARTIST: Icons, scripts and OSX
sanders at kde.org
Fri Jan 16 01:35:24 GMT 2004
On Friday 16 January 2004 08:59, Jason Keirstead wrote:
> 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
Please consider the possibility that the GPL can be applied to
artistic works even if it shouldn't be, and that Andreas has a lot of
experience in interpreting the GPL in cases like these.
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