[lkml]   [2000]   [Sep]   [4]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRE: [ANNOUNCE] Withdrawl of Open Source NDS Project/NTFS/M2FS forLinux

>That's B.S. The GPL is a Copyright license; it applies whether or not
>it is in the kernel. Microsoft (or anyone else for that matter) can't
>take your code and use it without consent. The GPL is one way of giving
>consent, with certain strings attached.

But they can take the ideas and methods demonstrated by the code in the
patch. Its not that they are going to take what he wrote and run patch
against their code. They can take a good idea, sit a skilled programmer in a
room and adapt the concepts without a bit of a problem.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:38    [W:0.118 / U:1.416 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site