[Haskell-cafe] Re: GPL answers from the SFLC

Stefan Monnier monnier at iro.umontreal.ca
Thu Mar 4 14:05:19 EST 2010

> Note that this is a safety measure for the submitter: If the code is,
> indeed, released to the public, it is (dual licesed) GPL, anyway, even
> if that might not have been the intent.

No.  If the submitter did not explicitly release his code under the GPL,
then it is not licensed under the GPL, even if is a derivative of
GPL code.  Instead, it is a breach of the GPL license and the submitter
is exposing himself to a civil suit.


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