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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/5] Net: ath5k, license is GPLv2
On Tue, 28 Aug 2007 18:11:55 BST, Christoph Hellwig said:
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 12:00:50PM -0400, Jiri Slaby wrote:
> > ath5k, license is GPLv2
> >
> > The files are available only under GPLv2 since now.
> Is this really a good idea? Most of the reverse-engineering was
> done by the OpenBSD folks, and it would certainly be helpful to
> work together with them on new hardware revisions, etc..

The heck with "good idea" - it's unclear to me if Jiri is even *allowed*
to remove the BSD/other license. Jiri can release *his* code as GPLv2
only, but I suspect the files as a whole really should be dual BSD/GPLv2,
due to the numerous other stakeholders in those files.
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