[openbeos] Re: license question

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2007 23:48:52 +0200 CEST

"Salvatore Benedetto" <emitrax@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> when *porting* GPL code, can I distribute the new code under a 
> different
> license?
> MIT for example?

No, that's not possible - the GPL is a one way street. However, if you 
are porting MIT based code, you can relicense it under the GPL.
I'm not sure what you are intending to do, but the BSDs are usually a 
great source for all kinds of liberally licensed solutions :-)


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