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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.

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