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Date: 2003-01-24 (11:28)
From: Alessandro Baretta <alex@b...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: License wars

Dmitry Bely wrote:

> It's only possible if you don't accept any patches from other people. The
> patch's copyright is holded by its creator, so you cannot distribute entire
> product under different license without the written permission from anyone
> who contributed some code to your project.

There actually exist free software projects--major 
ones--where contributors are asked (or forced) to donate 
their copyright to the managing foundation or company. In 
this context, the developer can do whatever he wants with 
his code and that of the contributors alike.


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