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Re: Transfer of copyright on death

Andrew Stribblehill <a.d.stribblehill@durham.ac.uk> writes:
> The sole maintainer collaborated with another author in writing the
> program, and they have joint copyright. He would like to get it
> relicenced under a standard licence but the other author has now
> died. Is there any way to get it changed?

The copyright is now probably partially held by the estate of the
deceased author. The estate can give a legal permission to relicense
the software.

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