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Re: is this free?

On Thu, Nov 25, 1999 at 11:56:57AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > You are free to mix the code with other code, though. All DFSG free
> > licenses allow modification, which is exactly that. The only licenses
> > which allows you to freely mix the code with any other code regardless
> > of license are the BSD and X and related licenses.

Oh?  What if one license says that the software is the property of
company N and another license says that the software is the company

More generally, what if one license has some requirement which doesn't
violate the DFSG, but which conflicts with a requirement on another

The DFSG doesn't require that you can freely mix code from arbitrary
packages.  That's not its purpose.  To achieve that, you start with some
collection of licenses (the kernel licenses) and look for software whose
licenses allow being be freely intermixed in the same program(s).


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