[fpc-pascal] [OT] GPL Lisence help

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Mon Jul 30 10:09:21 CEST 2012

Jorge Aldo G. de F. Junior wrote:

> APIs are not copyrighteable.
> This was the whole concept around the Google vs Oracle case.

No, that was the concept around the current verdict in the case, it 
could still be overturned by a superior court.

APIs are not copyrightable (although they could potentially be protected 
by patent, or by the DMCA) but chatty description (comments etc.) of 
them probably is.

Remember that Jonas has asked that this thread adjourn to the fpc-other 

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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