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Re: Looking for an open source license..

From: John Hasler
Subject: Re: Looking for an open source license..
Date: Mon, 05 Jun 2006 16:39:48 -0500
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Amanjit Gill writes:
> Yes, but as soon as it ends up as being GPL it can never go back to BSD.

No.  Code released under the BSD license remains under the BSD license.
The derivative work created by combining BSD and GPL code may only be
distributed under the GPL, but you can pull out the BSD stuff (assuming you
can't find the original BSD code elsewhere) and redistribute it under the

> Hmm basically I can choose whatever license _I_ want to, I do not need to
> use any of the licenses you mentioned here at all.

Yes, you can make up your own license.  I suggest you learn a bit more
about copyright and software licensing first, though.

> I will look into the way mozilla handled it (MPL/GPL/LGPL triple
> licensing)

I thought you didn't want your work to be available under the GPL.
John Hasler
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA

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