OSBC: Life at the edge of the GPL
Posted Mar 27, 2009 21:46 UTC (Fri) by JoeBuck
Parent article: OSBC: Life at the edge of the GPL
However, Norman says, even minor non-functional aspects of an API, such as the sequence of fields in a structure, are probably copyrightable.
This issue came up in the AT&T vs. University of California lawsuit over BSD, precisely in this form: fields in structures. While IANAL, my understanding is that the court ruled otherwise, that such things are functional and not copyrightable.
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