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Re: Copyright notices on GPL'ed software

From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: Copyright notices on GPL'ed software
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 22:36:22 -0500
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In article <458359d4@>,
 "Dave (from the UK)" 
 <> wrote:

> Stefaan A Eeckels wrote:
> > Of course you should leave the original copyright notices in place. 
> That I was not so sure about.

This is NOT a GPL requirement, just a nice thing to do.

> > You
> > don't want to create the impression you wrote the code, do you?
> No I don't.
> Likewise I don't want to give the impressions that the original author 
> is responsible for bugs that I may have intoduced.

Since the program will also contain your own copyright notice, there's 
no reason for someone to assume that your bugs come from him, or vice 

Barry Margolin,
Arlington, MA
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