Combining GPL and non-GPL code

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Sat Aug 4 02:58:32 UTC 2007

Wilson, Andrew wrote:

>>From a pragmatic point of view, although GPL requires you to mark source
> code changes, in the real world this doesn't always happen.  The user
> who has received a copy of a derivative should see the original
> BSD copyrights intact in the sources, but he/she is probably ill-advised
> to assume
> the original code is also intact.

Okay, this is a valid point.  But /if/ the original BSD code is intact, 
I think the user can use it (and only it) under that license.

Matt Flaschen

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