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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-21 09:44:18

Hugh Wimberly wrote:
> I think it's fairly (?) clear that using code from other projects
> licensed under the GPL to gain knowledge about the algorithms so that
> I can implement them in a different context is okay, and that's what
> I intended to do all along.

Hmmm, not sure: if you read any theoretical articals relating to the subject
area and use those to produce the code, then you should be OK (patents
aside), but once you dig into other peoples code you are at least in theory
"contaminated" to some degree.

IANAL, John.

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