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    SubjectRe: Fasttrak100 questions...
    Hi!

    > > You are wrong: If you modify the kernel you have to make it available for
    > > anyone who wishes to use it; that's also in the GPL. You can't add stuff
    >
    > No it isnt. Some people seem to think it is. You only have to provide a
    > change if you give someone the binaries concerned. Some people also think
    > that 'linking' clauses mean they can just direct the customer to do the link,
    > that also would appear to be untrue in legal precedent - the law cares about
    > the intent.

    This is currently happening with lucent winmodem driver: there's
    modified version of serial.c, and customers are asked to compile it
    and (staticaly-)link it against proprietary code to get usable
    driver. Is that okay or not?
    Pavel
    --
    I'm pavel@ucw.cz. "In my country we have almost anarchy and I don't care."
    Panos Katsaloulis describing me w.r.t. patents at discuss@linmodems.org
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