> > IANAL, but i think yes it would.
> > "i hereby forgive xyz for infringing my copyright and have
> come to an
> > amicable settlement with them"
> > sounds legal enough to me.
>> But surely, as the software is licensed under the GPL, any settlement
> would also have to be within the terms of the GPL?
Yes and no. Only if *everyone* who contributed code makes
that statement do they get away with it.
No matter what the GPL says, if you own the copyright you
can relicensed whatever way you want!
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