Subject: Re: subclassing and derivative works
From: "Alex Rousskov" <>
Date: Thu, 04 Nov 2004 09:09:26 -0700

On Thu, 2004/11/04 (MST), <> wrote:

> 1. Under these circumstances, does the "subclassing" requirement of
> Dfw mean that PP is a derivative of Dfw in a stronger sense than
> "merely linking"? (Or is subclassing in this situation the same as
> linking: no stronger, no weaker?)

For object-oriented languages I use, there is no serious technical  
difference between "linking" and "subclassing". The latter is simply a  
"better" way to do the former. I do not know whether lack of technical  
differences is translated into lack of legal differences.