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SubjectRE: People, not GPL [was: Re: Driver Model]

> On Gwe, 2003-09-12 at 22:47, Matt D. Robinson wrote:

> > So include GPL_ONLY(), don't include GPL_ONLY(), whatever. If you
> > don't like it, Mr. Customer, find a Linux distributor that will
> > fix the problem for you.

> Linux vendors have already recieved, and decided to act on cease and
> desist letters involving adding hooks (ie EXPORT_SYMBOL stuff) for non
> free modules that were not in the base distro. I think that speaks for
> part of the legal view.

Who is sending these letters? Who has no respect for the GPL and seeks to
add additional restrictions? IMO, these letters are almost as bad as the SCO
letters. Nobody has any business putting additional licensing restrictions
on code was placed under the GPL.


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