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Re: GPL question

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: GPL question
Date: Tue, 15 May 2007 16:38:36 +0200 (CEST)

   > > Suppose I used some GPL code (e.g. linux kernel linked lists) in my
   > > own project, which is also under GPL. However I have the copyright for
   > > the bits that I wrote, possibly more than a non-trivial %90 of it. Can
   > > I still dual license the project?
   > You can't relicense the work of others under any license you
   > like, period.  Regardless how much or little you add to it.

   This begs a question, dear GNUtian dak. How come that Linux kernel
   "as a whole" (in GNU speak) isn't under the BSD (all other
   non-GPL'd works constituting Linux kernel project aside for a

Because the GNU GPL states so. 

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