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Re: GPL question

From: Richard Tobin
Subject: Re: GPL question
Date: 15 May 2007 13:13:35 GMT

In article <>,
Alexander Terekhov  <> wrote:

>> 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 moment)?

Because you *can* relicense the work of others under any licence
that *they* like.

-- Richard
"Consideration shall be given to the need for as many as 32 characters
in some alphabets" - X3.4, 1963.

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