phpBB Project Manager
- Dec 8, 2006
I don't mean to pry, but would you mind elaborating on that, motokochan?
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There is nothing wrong with someone identifying an interesting feature and porting it to another product, assuming that the licenses agree. As far as the GNU GPL is concerned, it would actually be encouraged.