Convert GPL to MPL

Alexander Terekhov alexander.terekhov at
Fri Jan 18 20:16:13 UTC 2008

On Jan 18, 2008 7:21 PM, John Cowan <cowan at> wrote:
> If Alice issues a work A and licenses Bob to make a derivative work
> B, then Bob is the owner of B and ...

Bob's ownership in a derivative work B ("as a whole" in GNU speak) is
limited to new material in B authored by Bob. Alice continues to own
protected elements copied by Bob (old Alice's material in B). See 17
USC 103(b).


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