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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] permission for using auctex code in wikipedia-mode.el

From: Uwe Brauer
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] permission for using auctex code in wikipedia-mode.el
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2005 15:07:24 +0100
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>>>>> "David" == David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

   David> The GPL states

   David>     2b) You must cause any work that you distribute or
   David>     publish, that in whole or in part contains or is derived
   David>     from the Program or any part thereof, to be licensed as
   David>     a whole at no charge to all third parties under the
   David>     terms of this License.

   David> This would concern the whole of wikipedia-mode.el including
   David> your enhancements.  That's the work "in whole".  If the rest
   David> of wikipedia-mode.el is not releasable under the GPL (by
   David> whoever), then forming a combined work is not legally
   David> feasible under the GPL.

Thanks for the clarification, so if the original wikipedia-mode.el
were say under the BSD (which it is not), than I could not release the
new wikipedia-mode.el (old+new) under GPL, right?

Fortunately wikipedia-mode.el is already under GPL :)

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