[mythtv-users] Commercial releases of MythTV?

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Fri Mar 19 15:57:26 EST 2004


On Friday 19 March 2004 13:21, steve at nexusuk.org wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Mar 2004, Patrick Reynolds wrote:
> > A theme is a set of image and XML files.  It doesn't link,
> > statically or dynamically, against any GPL-licensed source.  So
> > it's not a derivative work -- unless it was based on a pre-existing
> > theme that was GPL'd.
>
> Is the XML not derived from the DTD (which is part of Myth)?  (I'm
> just playing devil's advocate here)

Yes, but that doesn't make it a derived work.  If it did, then any XML 
document (or any other document in an GPL'd format) that I created with 
personal information or whatever, would be GPL'd.  That is most 
definitely not the case.

-JAC


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