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    SubjectRe: Dual-Licensing Linux Kernel with GPL V2 and GPL V3
    Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > On Sun, 10 Jun 2007, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    >> I have yet to see any actual *reasons* for licensing under the GPLv3,
    >> though.
    > Btw, if Sun really _is_ going to release OpenSolaris under GPLv3, that
    > _may_ be a good reason. I don't think the GPLv3 is as good a license as
    > v2, but on the other hand, I'm pragmatic, and if we can avoid having two
    > kernels with two different licenses and the friction that causes, I at
    > least see the _reason_ for GPLv3. As it is, I don't really see a reason at
    > all.
    > I personally doubt it will happen, but hey, I didn't really expect them to
    > open-source Java either(*), so it's not like I'm infallible in my
    > predictions.
    > Linus
    > (*) And I've been pushing for that since before they even released it - I
    > walked out on Bill Joy at a private event where they discussed their
    > horrible previous Java license.

    Thanks for making things more clear :-) Some really strong indications
    that Sun is very willing to,at least, "Dual-License" the OpenSolaris
    with GPLv3. I think; in a very short time; we will see when the GPLv3
    finalized and released.


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