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This is the old Ship of Theseus dilemma. Ultimately, I think that this question would ultimately be up to the courts. If it was a jury trial what could you convince the jury of? It's not a modification. Consider SSH. It's an IETF standard, which is for the purposes of this discussion comparable to slides from a presentation. And yet closed source ...


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As you've correctly inferred, it does not matter how you acquired the source code. "Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted" without regard to how you acquired the code. There is no need to get permission. Permission has already been granted when the copyright holder chose to license their work ...


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