foremost legality (GPL vs Public Domain)

Toshio Kuratomi toshio at
Thu Sep 1 23:23:37 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-08-31 at 09:18 -0400, Greg DeKoenigsberg wrote:
> This is a fork from the original code.
> The fork is licensed under the GPL.
> End of discussion.  I think.

The FSF seems to agree with you, Greg :-)

For completeness, here's their response to my explanation of the
situation with foremost:

> The work as a whole is GPL.  The public domain parts are still public
> domain (on their own).
> -- 
> -Dave "Novalis" Turner
> GPL Compliance Engineer
> Free Software Foundation

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