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Re: [ROFL] GCC's GPLv3 "Updated License Exception"

From: Rjack
Subject: Re: [ROFL] GCC's GPLv3 "Updated License Exception"
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 16:52:21 -0500
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7 wrote:

As I write the assembler code for how a switch statement is implemented,
then I have copyright over it no matter how it gets subsequently used.
The assembler code for the switch statement is not generated
'automatically'. The exact sequence is something I have to creatively
interpret and put together reading CPU specification.


The structural semantics of a "switch" statement are dictated by the programming language specification. The the implementation of that structure is dictated by the CPU specification.

So what's so original about that?

Rjack :)

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