Licenses again...

Petr Janda elekktretterr at
Mon Sep 17 20:25:39 PDT 2007

On Tue, 18 Sep 2007 12:42:48 pm you wrote:
> The code has to have significant additions or modifications to be able to
> add your own copyright to the main part of the code.
> (As an example, should someone who fixes spelling and grammar and adds and
> changes a few sentences to a 100-page open source book be able to pretend
> that code is theirs?)
> Some of the code in question had dual licensing. In that case, both
> licenses should be included even when distributed.
>   Jeremy C. Reed

But does the BSDL allow the code to be relicensed? ie. i am a GPL dev, and i 
take a file ftp.c which is BSD licensed. Can I wrap the code in GPL license 
(though preserving the BSD copyright and license in there)?

The BSD license doesn't indicate that this is allowed.


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