License of Scripts

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hkopp
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License of Scripts

Postby hkopp » 19 May 2011, 19:38

Hallo,
i have written a script for polymake, callable via polymake --script <scriptfile>

Now I am unsure, if I have to put my script under the GPL, since polymake is GPL-licensed. Is my script a derived work?
I am no attorney, so I would be very grateful for help.

Best regards
Henning

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gawrilow
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Re: License of Scripts

Postby gawrilow » 20 May 2011, 14:59

hkopp wrote:I am no attorney...


Neither are we. I'd simply say scripts are not derived work - they are just using polymake core functions. C++ clients would be certainly infected by the license.


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