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WordPress, themes, and derivative works

WordPress, themes, and derivative works

Posted Jul 30, 2010 0:26 UTC (Fri) by sfeam (subscriber, #2841)
In reply to: WordPress, themes, and derivative works by tzafrir
Parent article: WordPress, themes, and derivative works

You are confusing two things. It is certainly possible for a library to be licensed in such a way that its use is restricted. But this does not depend on the notion of a derived work. Use of the library itself is restricted, independent of what the calling code is used for.

But the GPL explicitly does not do this. Clause 0 says:
Activities other than copying, distribution and modification are not covered by this License; they are outside its scope. The act of running the Program is not restricted, [...]


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