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Re: GNU License, Again


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: GNU License, Again
Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 00:46:40 +0200
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John Hasler <address@hidden> writes:

> mike3 writes:
>> A GPL program, which is NOT mine, and an original program ("my own"
>> get it?, code) which IS mine.
>
> The combination of your code and someone else's GPL code may only be
> distributed under the terms of the GPL.  However, this does not
> prevent you from seperately distributing the portion of the
> combination that is entirely yours under any terms you see fit.

This is not the FSF's reading of the law: otherwise the distinction
between GPL and LGPL would make little sense, in particular in the
presence of dynamic linking.

-- 
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum


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