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Re: do DFSG require that derived works use the original licence?

On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 5:48 AM, Wols Lists <antlists@youngman.org.uk> wrote:

> I look at the GPL as a guarantee - if *any* part of the work is covered
> by the GPL, it means that I don't have to worry about licences. Because
> any other licences have to be GPL-compatible, then provided I comply
> with the GPL I will also be complying with any other licences.

There is plenty of GPL software linking to OpenSSL (incompatible
license), some of which the author refuses to add an OpenSSL exception
to. You *always* need to care about licenses for the simple reason
that many other people do not.



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