Re: GPL violations: make it harder

From: Andreas Dilger (
Date: Tue Sep 05 2000 - 11:26:44 EST

Brian Hayward writes:
> I also think it's a logical conclusion that a patch to a GPL'd program is
> released under the GPL - even if you don't specifically say so.

Actually, this totally makes sense, because a patch contains "context" lines
and therefore includes GPL code in it - hence it MUST be under the GPL if it
is redistributed.

Cheers, Andreas
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