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SubjectRe: Dual-Licensing Linux Kernel with GPL V2 and GPL V3
On Wed, 20 Jun 2007, Alexandre Oliva wrote:

> On Jun 20, 2007, lsorense@csclub.uwaterloo.ca (Lennart Sorensen) wrote:
>>> It is the duty of the FSF to defend these freedoms. It's its public
>>> mission. That's a publicly stated goal of the GPL, for anyone who
>>> cares to understand it, or miss it completely and then complain about
>>> changes in spirit.
>
>> I wouldn't call it a duty. It is the chosen mission perhaps, but nobody
>> is making them do it.
>
> Everyone who donates to it does so understanding what the mission is.
> Detracting from that mission would be failing the public commitment.

true, but selecting the GPL as the license for your project is not
donating to the FSF.

David Lang
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