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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] USB: mark USB drivers as being GPL only
    On Sun, 10 Feb 2008 05:50:17 +0100, Marcel Holtmann said:

    > go ahead and create an application that uses a GPL only library. Then
    > ask a lawyer if it is okay to distribute your application in binary only
    > form without making the source code available (according to the GPL).

    What happens if I ship a binary-only program that uses *either* a GPL library
    or a custom library with the same API? "If you don't have the Frobozz-Foo
    library, you'll have to supply your own work-alike"....

    (Note that this is in fact the *usual* case - very few programs actually
    check that they are linking against a Genuine GPL(tm) library, they just want
    the *API*, so providing a work-alike is sufficient....)
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