Derivative work, licensing question

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at
Thu Sep 11 17:21:43 EDT 2008

On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 5:06 PM, Aspra Flavius Adrian
<bhavacakra at> wrote:
> Hello folks. I'm attempting to write a GPLed library and I'm concerned
> about eventual licensing issues regarding the files which do not state
> under which licence they are published, particularily
> libpurple/protocols/yahoo/yahoo_auth.*.
> Are those files GPLed too?
> If not, what's the licence, and what should I add in the file headers,
> beside a note stating their origin?

I've updated the files indicating that they are GPLv2 (which is our
default license - specified in the "COPYING" file in the root
directory of the source tree) based on Sean's conversation with the
original authors.


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