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SubjectRe: [RFC] Patches have a license
>  > I would request everyone to post their patches with
> > a license, failing which it should be assumed that
> > the license is GPL.
> Surely the license of the diff matches the license of the
> code it is patching ?

That is what I've always thought. However, in any case, even if the
patch itself isn't explicitly licensed as GPL, the code generated as a
result of patching a GPLed piece of code, must surely be GPLed,
because applying the patch is no different to editing the file with a
text editor.

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