diff is a little diff -- erent

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at sohara.org
Sun Aug 30 07:26:29 UTC 2020

On Sun, 30 Aug 2020 09:57:48 +0300
Mehmet Erol Sanliturk <m.e.sanliturk at gmail.com> wrote:

> There is NOT a rule in the GPL that  a GPL based operating system is not
> allowed to run a
> closed source software  as long as the closed source software does NOT use
> a GPL licensed part .
> The main point is that requirement .

	Indeed the crux is modifying code released under GPL, if you do
that then the modifications must be released under GPL even if the
modifications are much larger than the original code. At least that's my
understanding but when it matters always consult a specialist lawyer.

Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at sohara.org>

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