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SubjectRe: [PATCH] module: Clarify GPL-Compatible is OK
On 04/07/2012 09:03 PM, Alan Cox wrote:
>> You do not need to make dual licenses when licenses are compatible
>> with each other, and in fact at times this can confuse developers / legal.
>
> Firstly you are out of order touching the licensing tags of other vendors
> code. Absolutely and utterly. So nobody should for example be touching an
> Intel MODULE_LICENSE() tag without the say so of Intel legal.

As the patch also includes driver code that Broadcom contributed to the
kernel, I am inclined to agree. But to me it is not clear whether the
MODULE_LICENSE() tag holds a true legal value. How does it relate to the
legal disclaimer that is (probably) in each and every source file?

Gr. AvS



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