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Can I mix CC-BY-SA 3.0 and CC-BY-SA 4.0 artwork? How to license output of such mix, such as a screenshot? Is it even having a license?

Overhauled answer: I don't think anybody knows for sure, though I am indebted to all those who have offered intelligent and insightful commentary. The issue seems to me to hinge on whether the ...
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Can I mix CC-BY-SA 3.0 and CC-BY-SA 4.0 artwork? How to license output of such mix, such as a screenshot? Is it even having a license?

Part of the considerations for this answer is, whether this combination of pictures (with all the changes performed on the individual pictures, such as cropping, captions, etc) make it an adaption or ...
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License a project under the GPLv3, but license a library to communicate with it under the MIT. Is it possible?

From your comments I understand that the game and the plugin(s) will run in the same process. In that case, the GPL license of the game also exerts its influence on the plugins, regardless of how ...
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Do I Need to Publish my Source Code because of LGPL?

7-zip is principally published under LGPLv2+, with an additional restriction relating to reimplementing the rar algorithm. As I read it, this additional restriction comes nowhere near affecting your ...
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What GPL license to use on a Linux distro

A Linux distribution does not have "a license". It is an aggregation, and contains multiple components, each of which have their own license.
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Can GPLv3 contributions to a separate project be used without attribution?

The simple answer is that this is a copyright violation by the other person; the only right they had to use your copyrighted code was under the GPL v3, and that requires (amongst other things) ...
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License allowing mixing code only with code licensed with any of the OSI-approved licenses, getting "infected" by these licenses (kind of reverse GPL)

Not quite what you want, but has a similar effect. Public domain Use dedication to public domain if it's possible in your jurisdiction, or simply use either Unlicense or CC0. Your code will be usable ...
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License allowing mixing code only with code licensed with any of the OSI-approved licenses, getting "infected" by these licenses (kind of reverse GPL)

What you are suggesting is essentially impossible; fundamentally, there are two types of open source license: permissive and copyleft. Permissive licenses, like the MIT License, deliberately allow ...
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Using a Library Under MIT License with Patented Algorithms

can I just pull out the source files I need that don't contain any of the aforementioned material and reference them directly in my project? Yes. The MIT license allows you to modify the licensed ...
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Should I include the licenses of my dependencies' dependencies?

I will assume that the LGPL library in your second sentence refers to your own code and that you plan to distribute the MIT library with your library. You will have to include somewhere in all your ...
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