On Fri, 22 Jul 2011, Ljubomir Ljubojevic wrote: > Manuel Wolfshant wrote: > > later code can be published using any license. the license for the > > earlier code cannot be changed > > So you can take GPL code, change it a little and make it copyrighted > (non-GPL)? It is already copyrighted, whether GPL or not. If you own the copyright, you can distribute a new version which is under a different license, and therefore is not GPL. If you don't own the copyright, any version you distribute must be GPL. > What about the parts of the code already published under GPL? Those are already GPL. Please take the time to read the GPL, and FSF's FAQ on licensing.