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Submission + - The GPL and Copyrightability APIs (publicknowledge.org)

dgharmon writes: "There's a dangerous meme going around that if Oracle loses its novel copyright claims against Google that suddenly the GPL will become unenforceable. This idea hinges on a misunderstanding about the difference between linking to a code library and merely using an API".
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The GPL and Copyrightability APIs

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