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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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