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Can I disregard GPL just because I use autoconf?

I found the following text in licenses to some software I am considering to use: As a special exception to the GNU General Public License, if you # distribute this file as part of a program that ...
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Enforcing A Copyleft License Or Require Payment For Use In Proprietary Software [duplicate]

There are many software products that are made available under copyleft licenses, but are also available for use under proprietary licenses if purchased. These pieces of software often have "...
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How do I pick the best suited license for my software?

I own a new software development company, and I developed some software that I want to sell in the future, but for now, I want to give it out free but still want my company accredited in some type of ...
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Can my paid WordPress plugin have a proprietary license?

WordPress is licensed under (GPLv2 or later). WordPress states that all plugins hosted under the WordPress Plugin Directory must be licensed under GPL. We have a Free version of our plugin that is ...