European administrations should share software resources

Frank Heckenbach frank at
Tue Jul 9 20:36:31 UTC 2002

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote:

> It also says: 'But if you really INCLUDE significant parts of copylefted
> code in your software, this software must be redistributed under the
> same license.' providing the GPL as an example.
> I don't know if this documents can (or how easily) be revised, but at
> least this should be rephrased... it's not just a significant part but
> any part.

It's a significant part indeed. Insignificant parts, such as a few
"usual" lines, are not restricted by copyright (and therefore also
not by GPL, of course).


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