Questions about the GNU General Public License

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Do all transitive dependencies of GPL software have to be compatible with GPL?

Library A is licensed under GPLv3. I want to write a program that uses that library as a dependency (programming against interfaces and using classes in that library), so I have to put my own program ...
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Software License for project using .NET and Sql Server Express

I considering making my application open source on github. I don't intend to sell it (neither in binary form nor source code form). It probably isn't even useful to a lot of people except maybe for ...
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Microsoft SQL server R Services GPL

R is licensed under GPL. How does Microsoft offer SQL R services without providing the source code for the SQL server. It does provide a the source for the R base packages. Does this mean that any ...
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Integrate non-free (with permission) / differently licenced logos in GPL repository

I'm planning to open source an Android app that I developed against the API of a (small regional) social network. This app is the 'official' version for the website and thus allowed to use the logo ...
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Does using Xapian in Django-Haystack enforces GPL?

Consider the following situation: She uses Django (BSD) for a website. She uses Haystack (BSD) for textual search in the website. She uses the backend of haystack, xapian-haystack (GPL), to use ...
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License issue of Spring Data Neo4j?

If I use Spring Data Neo4j to develop a software, and I want to publish it for commercial use with charging, does there exist any license issue? I survey many posts about the license issue of Neo4j ...
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how do I make sure I receive modified versions of my GPL software

the What is free software page on the gnu.org web site states among others: »An example of such an acceptable rule is one saying that if you have distributed a modified version and a previous ...
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If I include 3rd party app(licenced under GPLv3) in my project, will the whole project become under GPL?

If my project includes a third party app which is licensed under GPL v3 , will the whole project become under the same license? I am not editing/modifying that app. My project just includes it , so ...