Re: summary of software licenses in non-free
On Jan 10, 2004, at 18:21, Raul Miller wrote:
On Sat, Jan 10, 2004 at 04:54:30PM +0000, Oliver Elphick wrote:
Only true if it incorporates someone else's GPL source. If it is all
the author's own work, he can do whatever he likes and the licence
becomes a composite of the GPL and his additional restrictions.
But we're not the author.
Yeah, the author always has the right to copy and distribute the files,
but I don't see how that applies here.
Actually, I think the real point here is that the packaging --- e.g.,
debian/rules, etc. is under GPL. The mmix source code is just "data" to
the GPL stuff, or aggregation.