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Date: 2003-01-24 (11:16)
From: Dmitry Bely <dbely@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: License wars
Sven Luther <luther@dpt-info.u-strasbg.fr> writes:

> BTW, a dual licence GPL+proprietary, is even better then for you than
> the BSd, since you can release the software under GPL for everyone, and
> then have another proprietary release for folk not wanting the GPL.

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.

> With
> a BSD licence, this is not the case, because anyone can take the code
> and make anything they want with it.

- Dmitry Bely

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