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Date:      Mon, 8 Nov 1999 21:21:04 -0800
From:      "David Schwartz" <davids@webmaster.com>
To:        "John Sconiers" <jrs@enteract.com>, <freebsd-chat@freebsd.org>
Subject:   RE: licenses and legal etc.
Message-ID:  <000001bf2a72$37fb2ef0$021d85d1@youwant.to>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.NEB.3.96.991108230740.82861G-100000@shell-2.enteract.com>

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> A few questions about gpl etc.  If I base my work of a program off the
> work of another program that is GPL'd can I still use a BSD-like license??
> Are there any exceptions etc.
>
> JOHN

	Short answer: no.

	The GPL does not give you the right to distribute derived works under any
other license, either more or less restrictive.

	DS



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