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    SubjectRe: non-gcc linux?
    On Sun, Nov 05, 2000 at 04:06:37PM -0500, Jakub Jelinek <jakub@redhat.com> wrote:
    > That's hard to do, because the whole gcc has copyright assigned to FSF,
    > which means that either gcc steering committee would have to make an
    > exception from this

    Which can not and will not happen.

    > for SGI, or SGI would have to be willing to assign some code to FSF.

    Which is the standard procedure that the FSF requires for all it's
    programs to be able to defend them - incorporating non-assigned code into
    gcc creates some intractable problems (i.e.: make it impossible) when the
    FSD ever wanted to go to court to defend the freedom of gcc.

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