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Re: [vox] need help: long boring question about the GPL
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Re: [vox] need help: long boring question about the GPL



On Wed, Oct 16, 2002 at 12:25:42PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> 
> a. you're not allowed to distribute a modified version of the program
>    without written consent of the authors.

This conflicts with the GPL.


> b. you can't use the source code in any other commercial or public
>    domain software.

This is the sticky part.  If you use GPL code in your own project,
that project must also be GPL.  At the very least, this makes their
comment about public domain (PD) software accurate, I believe.

IANAL, IANRMS.

-bill!
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