Copying GPL code from one project to another: Legal Question

Bill Nottingham notting at
Fri Feb 1 23:09:52 UTC 2008

Yaakov Nemoy (loupgaroublond at said: 
> I have a legal question that I'm not sure about.  I would like to copy
> some code from snake, a project hosted on hosted.fp.o, written by
> jlaska, copyrighted attributed to RH, into smolt, which the copyrights
> are attributed to Mike McGrath.

Note that just because part of smolt is attributed to Mike doesn't
mean the whole thing needs be, unless he is requiring copyright


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