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SubjectRe: Module Licensing?
On Wed, 31 Oct 2001, Larry McVoy wrote:
> I think another way to look at it might be: if you extend a GPLed
> program using well defined interfaces, you can probably get away with
> not GPLing your code.

I imagine the question then arises to whether even the "EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL"
interfaces fall under the definition of a well-defined interface. I
suppose (IANAL) that the "intent" of the author in marking this interface
as GPL-only has some impact on the discussion?

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger

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