Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 19th Sep 2006 18:10 UTC, submitted by ahmetaa
GNU, GPL, Open Source "At the time CDDL was being introduced, I wanted to write an illustrated version of it. Merely because hardly anyone would read the full license text. Even if they did, I doubt 9 out 10 would have understood it completely. A recent CDDL/GPL misunderstanding that made news and started flame wars, prompted me to revisit an old illustration."
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by rjamorim on Wed 20th Sep 2006 16:32 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: So..."
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> As an example I put the graphic cards propietary drivers.
> They "are" derivative works and yet they're closed source.

The point of whether they are derivative or not is precisely what is so arguable in this particular issue. There is no defined legal line "from this point on it is a derivative, before it, it's just another software"

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