On 22/06/2015 14:47, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
Because it's a pain if I need to move code between files with different licenses. MIT is GPL compatible but mixing licenses at random is still not a good idea.
This is a non-problem. How often does it happen that code is moved between files (as opposed to extracted to a new file)?
Besides, the rule you want is not enforceable because Fabrice Bellard explicitly wanted TCG-related files to be BSD.