Re: Software relicensing, how is it done ?
- From: Ciaran O'Riordan <ciaran fsfe org>
- To: foundation-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Software relicensing, how is it done ?
- Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 21:40:55 +0000
Dave Neary <dneary gnome org> writes:
> 3b. If you can't get to 100%, you'll need to remove/rewrite all code by
> authors you can't contact or who refuse permission.
It would also be worth asking the lawyers who worked on Mozilla's change of
licence. For authors who refuse permission, the above advice is clearly
correct, but for cases where the author can't be contacted after very
reasonable attempts, the situation might be more flexible.
Ciarán O'Riordan, +32 477 36 44 19, http://ciaran.compsoc.com/
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