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Re: IBM public license

Henning Makholm wrote:
> No it does not. It only allows changes of license for *binaries*.
> It spells this out loud and clear:
> | When the Program is made available in source code form:
> |     a) it must be made available under this Agreement; and 
> |     b) a copy of this Agreement must be included with each copy of the 
> |        Program.  
> which means that I can *not* distribute snippets of the IBM source
> under the GPL, hence can *not* use said snippets in a GPLed project.
> Regardless of whether GPL is transitive or not.

Hmm, but it does not say "it must be made available _solely_ under
this Agreement".  If the licenses are compatible in the first place,
then nothing prevents a Contributor from offering it under both licenses.

Richard Braakman

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