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Date: 2003-01-24 (11:28)
From: Sven Luther <luther@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: License wars
On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 02:16:37PM +0300, Dmitry Bely wrote:
> Sven Luther <> 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.

You just need to ask them if it is ok to include the patch in your
proprietary tree also, this mean you have to maintain two trees though.
Also some people may not want to release their patches to you, and it is
their right to do so. Nothing is forcing you to accept their patch in
your tree.


Sven Luther
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