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SubjectRe: Input on the Non-GPL Modules
On Thu, Oct 18, 2001 at 11:52:36AM -0700, Mike Borrelli wrote:
> Where (in the conceptual layering of the kernel) does the code cease to be
> a derived work and become a "normal use" as allowed in the clase added by
> Linus:
>
> NOTE! This copyright does *not* cover user programs that use kernel
> services by normal system calls - this is merely considered normal use
> of the kernel, and does *not* fall under the heading of "derived work".

"XFree86 server" is "normal use", as is XFree86 loadable device driver,
but kernel DRI driver module is not.

> Cheers,
> -Mike

/Matti Aarnio
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