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GNU General Public License v3.0 Embedded Web Program Question

Say I have a program named X. If I edit X, I have to make the source code of X open source. This statement is not generally true. In case of all the commonly used open-source licenses, the mere ...
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Changing the license of a derivative work

Unless the original license explicitly allows it, you can not drop the license of the original Work and replace it with the GPLv3. What you can do is that you license your modifications under the ...
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Changing the license of a derivative work

In brief, yes. The very definition of a GPLv3-compatible licence is that "you can combine code released under the other license with code released under the GNU GPL in one larger program". ...
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