Re: GNOME Office and OpenOffice (fwd)

On Thu, Nov 02, 2000 at 01:00:47AM +0000, Sander Vesik wrote:
> Just for the record - I was talking about OO code. How Sun licences it's
> code is up to Sun. I have no word in this. I just happen to like the
> present setup. Nothing Sun could possibly do would affect how the code out
> there is available.

Yes, but I thought the meaning of your phrase was: why shouldn't (the contributors) dual license their code?

If it's the original OO code, yes, I also agree Sun has the right to release it in whatever license it wants.

> > Why can't "parts of this software" (that meaning what I wrote in GPL
> > alone) "can only be distributed under the GPL"? After all, I CAN
> > include the license in any code, and it's THAT code that is GPL.

> No reason. It's yours. Do with it whatever you want.

ok, so there is no need for AbiWord contributors to dual license, since their portions of code can be used in GPL alone?

hugs, rms

+ No matter how much you do, you never do enough -- unknown
+ Whatever you do will be insignificant,
| but it is very important that you do it -- Ghandi
+ So let's do it...?

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