On Thu, 4 Nov 1999, Ian McKellar wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 02, 1999 at 08:19:41PM -0600, Andrew Kieschnick wrote:
> > 
> > Gimp plug-ins are not linked into the calling program (they are run as
> > separate processes), so you can call them from any program you like
> > without violating the GPL.
> Perhaps, but that is open to interpretation. Corel is currently talking with
> the author of dpkg which is called as a program (through exec) from a non-GPL
> program. He sees this as a GPL violation.

I don't see how the GPL can be interpreted that way. What section is this
believed to be violating?

Andrew Kieschnick

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