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[Discuss] Govt Source Code Policy

On Sat, 9 Apr 2016 12:18:37 -0400, Rich Pieri wrote:
> On 4/9/2016 10:24 AM, IngeGNUe wrote:
> I'm still not sure that you can actually take a fully copyleft work and
> make it fully proprietary, though. Copyleft entails the copyright holder
> forfeiting some rights to control the work and it is not clear to me if
> those rights, once forfeited, can be reclaimed.

If you have issued your own work under a copyleft license, and not
accepted any changes, you can reissue it under any license you please.
You just can't stop anyone using/modifying/distributing existing
copies of the work.
Robert Krawitz                                     <rlk at>

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