Subject: Re: Combining GPLed code with codes of other licenses
From: John Cowan <>
Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2007 23:51:21 -0400

Matthew Flaschen scripsit:

> Some copyright holders, such as the FSF, will definitely consider legal
> action if you ignore requests to comply.

For sure.  But the question was about "a programmer", suggesting a
typical individual OSS hacker.

[W]hen I wrote it I was more than a little              John Cowan
febrile with foodpoisoning from an antique carrot
that I foolishly ate out of an illjudged faith
in the benignancy of vegetables.  --And Rosta