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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Does re-writing a piece of code mean you need to keep the old license?
Date Wed, 07 May 2008 16:44:55 GMT
Disclaimer:  My answer below presumes that there are
no patent encumbrances against the basic algorithm,
plus IANAL.

-Matt

--- Matt Benson <gudnabrsam@yahoo.com> wrote:

> If the original code is your own, and not owned by
> e.g. your employer at the time you wrote it, you are
> free to relicense, multi-license, etc. however you
> like.  The copyright owner always has full control.
> 
> -Matt
> 
> --- "Ian Holsman (Lists)" <lists@holsman.net> wrote:
> 
> > I've got a piece of code written in 'C', and would
> > like to rewrite it in 
> > java, keeping the algorithm the same. Can I change
> > the license?
> > 
> > 
> >
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