GPL for JS libraries (Was: Re: Redefining GPL?)
verdy_p at wanadoo.fr
Fri Dec 1 15:35:44 UTC 2006
From: "Michael Bernstein" <webmaven at cox.net>
> 2. Then, you put the text of the GPL as-is inside a license.js
> file (it is just 17k), and refer to it from the web-page just
> like any other .js file. Even though the license is not valid
> cached thereafter.
The syntaxic or technical form with which the GPL licence verbatim copy is encoded does not matter. What is required is to include the text exactly when you republish it, without modifying it, unless you are the author of the GPL'ed source (in which case you may add clauses if they conform to the GPL requirements, otherwise the non-conforming clauses require that you rename the licence, and the exact form does not matter).
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