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SubjectRe: If loadable modules are covered by Linux GPL?
On Tue, Aug 29, 2000 at 05:11:04PM -0400, "Richard B. Johnson" <root@chaos.analogic.com> wrote:
> Really? "inline functions" were done by Borland, Microsoft, Intermetrics,
> and probably every other compiler vendor, starting with Pascal, then
> doing the same thing with 'C'. This is hardly a GNU-ism.

Yes, and functions were also used before, but still the GPL applies to
*some* functions, just as it applies to some *inline* functions.

> Note from "COPYING":

which does not apply to functions from header files (and the GPL includes
these, a common problem).

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