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Potential infringement of copyright
12-03-2016, 11:07 PM (This post was last modified: 12-03-2016 11:11 PM by Paul Dale.)
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RE: Potential infringement of copyright
(12-03-2016 01:52 PM)Guenter Schink Wrote:  Walter, the original author, himself is violating the license by not making the derived work publicly available.

This is totally incorrect. Licencing something under the GPL does not relinquish the author's copyright, it sets out terms whereby others can use the work. The author is still free to do whatever else they want with their copyright.

An author never needs to licence their own work, I'm not even sure that doing so would make legal sense or even be possible.

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