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Re: GNU licenses

From: mike4ty4
Subject: Re: GNU licenses
Date: 5 Sep 2006 23:40:38 -0700
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John Hasler wrote:
> mike4ty4 writes:
> > In other words, give up some of the rights to that original code, namely
> > the ability to create non-GPL works from parts of it (if I go and
> > distribute the combined work). Right?
> Wrong.  The fact that you have distributed copies of a work in which you
> are the sole copyright owner under the GPL does not in any way prevent you
> from distributing subsequent copies (or portions) under any terms you
> choose.  You do not give up any rights by distributing under the GPL.

Thank you for the answer. Maybe GPL isn't as bad as I thought...

> --
> John Hasler 
> Dancing Horse Hill
> Elmwood, WI USA

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