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SubjectRE: People, not GPL [was: Re: Driver Model]
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On Sad, 2003-09-13 at 01:29, Matt D. Robinson wrote:
> |>> 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.

> FUD, Inc. If these really did exist, they would be more commonly

It has happened. If you want to call me a liar feel free. Its your right
in a free society. It doesn't change the facts however.

Adding hooks for a proprietary module is a dubious practice. Doing it as
part of a two way arrangement with a proprietary vendor producing a non
free module is extremely unwise indeed.


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