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Does using Eclipse wizards to generate code make my software a derivative?

I am using Eclipse to code my program. After doing research on the Eclipse website I found that there was no clear answer to my question. My issue is that I need to be able to license my software ...
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Is any problem domain off-limits to open source development?

Partially inspired by this question: https://opensource.stackexchange.com/questions/613/what-subject-areas-are-in-need-of-free-and-open-source-projects Open source development has greatly enriched ...
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What is the license of the scaffolding files Visual Studio generates automatically?

I know this question is utterly silly for a developer, but apparently the legal dept. is getting paid to have a common sense that's ... different from ours. So here is my question: What license ...
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Can I develop closed source software with an open source development environment? [closed]

Are there any legal consequences that I could encounter with? If it's possible, what should I keep a close attention to while I'm doing it?
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How to store our own fork of a project to ensure pulling fixes and contributing back is as easy as possible

I work at a small company in a small IT department. We use Visual Studio Online (the Team Foundation Server flavor of VSO) to store our source code. We're interested in deploying an open source (GPL ...
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Can I distribute GPL software built by a custom compiler? [duplicate]

The license (I pick GPLv3 as an example) says: The “Corresponding Source” for a work in object code form means all the source code needed to generate, install, and (for an executable work) run the ...
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Can I develop closed source software with opensource development environment? [duplicate]

Would it be possible to develop a software in a open sourced environment. Then one the software is complete change it to a closed source software? If yes, are there any issues with this? If no, why ...
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