Satisfying multiple licenses upon distribution

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Sun Apr 15 20:25:34 UTC 2007

Suraj N. Kurapati wrote:
>>> That "extra work" is simply to make the source code (only for
>>> the portions under my license) available upon distribution.
>> Even if he did so, he would be giving others (through the BSD
>> license) permission not to provide source.
> No.  The copied&pasted Sleepycat/MIT code is only governed by the
> Sleepycat/MIT license -- the BSD license does not apply to it.

Okay, that makes sense.  What would be a mistake would be to say BSD
alone applied to the whole combined file (yet source still had to be
provided).  Before, I thought that was what you intended.

Thanks for clearing things up.

Matt Flaschen

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