Copying GPL code from one project to another: Legal Question

Yaakov Nemoy loupgaroublond at
Fri Feb 1 23:21:36 UTC 2008

On Feb 1, 2008 6:18 PM, Bill Nottingham <notting at> wrote:
> 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.

Good point, I'll have to contact all the devs then.  Fortunately there
are only a few of us :)

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