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Re: ??:Re: Change from BSDL to GPL?
On May 5, 12:01pm, jmc%netbsd.org@localhost (James Chacon) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: ??:Re: Change from BSDL to GPL?
| On May 5, 2008, at 11:59 AM, Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:
| > On Mon, May 05, 2008 at 02:39:05PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
| >> In article <42f3a3efb7.3efb742f3a%shtel.net.cn@localhost>,
| >> > wrote:
| >>> Hi,
| >>> I mean that I reserve the original BSD licence.
| >>> Except that I append a GPL licence at the end of
| >>> BSD licence in source code.
| >> You cannot append both licenses and have them both in force at the
| >> same time since they have conflicting terms. You can dual-license
| >> your code, i.e. allow it to be distributed either by the BSD or
| >> the GPL license.
| >> christos
| > Dual licensing won't help in this case, since the BSD code needs to
| > remain
| > BSD licensed.
| I believe Christos is referring to any mods. You can dual license your
| own code all you want.
| What you cannot do is change the BSD licensed code to a new license.
Exactly, this is why I said "your code" instead of the BSD networking
Thanks for the clarification Jim. Of course you cannot re-license other
peoples' code. This is what the license states!
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