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    SubjectRe: patent on O_ATOMICLOOKUP [Re: [PATCH] loopable tmpfs (2.4.17)]

    On Sun, 26 May 2002 wrote:

    > > It's been asserted that the patent licence requires that _all_ userspace
    > > apps running on the system by GPL'd. Yet there are many Free Software
    > > applications in a standard Linux distribution that are under
    > > GPL-incompatible licences. Apache, xinetd, etc...
    > >
    > > If that interpretation is true, it _would_ be a problem, and not just for
    > > those trying to make money from it.
    > That interpretation is not just false, it is silly.

    Then why don't you specify in the license what "use of the Patented
    Process" means?

    bye, Roman

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