Copying GPL code from one project to another: Legal Question

Bill Nottingham notting at
Fri Feb 1 23:18:42 UTC 2008

Yaakov Nemoy (loupgaroublond at said: 
> > Note that just because part of smolt is attributed to Mike doesn't
> > mean the whole thing needs be, unless he is requiring copyright
> > assignment.
> He isn't explicitly, but having a mixed copyright situation can cause
> problems down the road.

Right, but if any patches so far have not *had* explicit copyright
assignment, it's in that boat already.


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