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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Blacklist binary-only modules lying about their license (-> possible GPL violation :)
On Tue, 2004-04-27 13:59:48 +0100, Paulo Marques <pmarques@grupopie.com>
wrote in message <408E5944.8090807@grupopie.com>:
> Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> >This way, the module format doesn't change, but we can do additional
> >verification in the loader.
>
> The way I see it, they know a C string ends with a '\0'. This is like
> saying that a English sentence ends with a dot. If they wrote "GPL\0" they
> are effectively saying that the license *is* GPL period.
>
> So, where the source code? :)

That's another (quite amusing:) point of view. Anybody willing to ask a
lawyer?

MfG, JBG

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