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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Ban module license tag string termination trick
    Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    >> But you're right, the MODULE_LICENSE tag really does imply that
    >> licenses other than the GPL are ok.
    > yup.. BSD licensed modules are clearly ok as well..

    So I guess we're going to go with Jan's change then.

    I just wanted to discuss this briefly since I'm very keen for the kernel
    not to enforce legal/DRM type policy at all - this isn't quite the same
    discussion as we've had previously but the point remains: it should be
    for people to realize when they are violating a license as software
    unfortunately cannot ever be intelligent to catch all the baddies.

    Personally, I am less worried if people use an obvious "PROPRIETARY"
    label because they're at least admitting and saying it how it is - then
    if later it can be shown that they are in fact violating kernel
    copyright, they've helped to sign their own death warrant :-)

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