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Re: One unclear point in the Vim license

On Wed, Jan 02, 2002 at 11:18:26PM +0100, Bram Moolenaar wrote:
> Theoretically this would be possible.  However, for the software to be
> distributed with another license every person that contributed would have
> to agree with it, since each person has the copyright for the part he
> contributed under the GPL.  Since there hardly ever is an explicit
> mentioning of what license is used for the contributed part, implicitly
> the currently active license applies.  Well, I'm not a lawyer but that's
> how I interpret what I heard (it might actually be different for various
> countries).

Wouldn't this apply to you changing the license *at all*?  (For example,
removing the "send-changes-upstream" clause.)

By the way, are you subscribed to debian-legal?  You're getting dropped
from some CCs in subthreads.

Glenn Maynard

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