[Project_owners] Under what conditions can parts of Firefox code be used?

Nickolay Ponomarev asqueella at gmail.com
Tue Mar 14 16:07:59 EST 2006

On 3/14/06, Wladimir Palant <trev at gtchat.de> wrote:
> GuruJ wrote:
> > The main things are that you should preserve all copyright notices, and
> > you need to make your derived source code available.
> The second part isn't a problem, but the first one is somewhat. If
> talking about files with copyright notices, I don't copy any of them
> entirely. For example I copied the XUL code of the find bar from
> browser.xul with slight changes - how should I reflect this in my
> copyright notice? I use a standard MPL copyright notice.
> Then there is findBar.css, that I copied almost without changes, that
> doesn't have a copyright notice however. What should I do here?
I think the MPL FAQ answers your questions:
(see the "I want to distribute a modified version of Mozilla" item)

But if in doubt you should consult with a lawyer and/or
licensing at mozilla.org. This list will not give you any definite
answers on licensing issues.


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