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    SubjectRe: Promise SATA driver GPL'd
    On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 12:12:28PM +0200, Matthias Andree wrote:
    > On Wed, 23 Jul 2003, Adrian Bunk wrote:
    >
    > > There are _many_ people that have a copyright on parts of the Linux
    > > kernel (the exact number might be different in different countries due
    > > to different copyright laws). To change the copyright to anything other
    > > than GPL v2 is practically impossible (even if a new version of the GPL
    > > might fix the deficits you mentioned).
    >
    > How about the "or, at your option, any later version" clause in the GPL?

    This clause is not part of the GPL, it's only a suggestion on how to
    copyright your code.

    COPYING in the kernel sources includes an explict statement.

    cu
    Adrian

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