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Re: Exodus Down

  • From: Christopher A. Woodfield
  • Date: Mon Jul 02 12:26:32 2001

I'm presuming we're talking about BSD-style licenses here - with the GPL, 
AFAIK, the code cannot be "closed" once it's open, as any derivitive works 
must also be released under the GPL.

-C

> More than one nominally open-source project has switched to a commercial
> codebase by changing it's licensing terms for a new release, and allowing
> people to do whatever they want (including forking a different branch)
> from the last public code release under open license. One example familiar
> to most of those here would be GateD.

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