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SubjectRe: GPL violations: make it harder
On Sun, 10 Sep 2000, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 05, 2000 at 10:23:34PM -0400, Mike A. Harris wrote:
> > For patches to be licensed otherwise would require that someone
> > write some nasty scripts to patch the kernel given explicit line
> > numbers, etc... and it is likely possible in theory, but doubtful
> > that anyone would ever do it due to the effort involved and the
> > brown stuff that would come back at them from an ethical point.
> Try ed-style diffs which essentially are just this :-)

That doesn't stop the patch from possibly being a derived work.

"What you're running that piece of shit Gnome?!?!"
-- Miguel de Icaza, UKUUG 2000

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