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From: Jeremy Maitin-Shepard <>
Subject: Re: Additional clauses to GPL in network drivers
Date: Sun, 07 Dec 2003 22:11:47 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87r7zg0zrg.fsf@jay.local.invalid> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (David Schwartz's message of "Sun, 7 Dec 2003 18:32:54 -0800")

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"David Schwartz" <> writes:

> 	It occurs to me that it might not be a bad idea to have a short blurb that
> could be included in individual files that clarifies that the file is part
> of a GPL'd distribution but that's clear that it doesn't impose any
> additional restrictions. Here's a stab at such a notice just off the top of
> my head:


I don't understand the desire for a notice that is clearly redundant.
Due to the nature of the GPL (version 1 or 2), licensing an entire work
under it is exactly equivalent to licensing all of the component parts
individually under it.

Jeremy Maitin-Shepard

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  reply	other threads:[~2003-12-08  3:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-12-07 15:15 Additional clauses to GPL in network drivers John Bradford
2003-12-07 16:15 ` Krzysztof Halasa
2003-12-08  8:32   ` John Bradford
2003-12-08  0:29 ` David Schwartz
2003-12-08  1:00 ` Alex Belits
2003-12-08  2:32 ` David Schwartz
2003-12-08  3:11   ` Jeremy Maitin-Shepard [this message]
2003-12-08  3:51     ` David Schwartz
2003-12-08  6:40       ` Shawn Willden
2003-12-08 20:57       ` Matthias Andree
2003-12-07 17:15 Xose Vazquez Perez

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