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'Twas brillig when Arjan van de Ven scrobe:
>I think you're missing one thing: binary only modules are only allowed
>because of an exception license grant Linus made for functions that are
>marked EXPORT_SYMBOL(). EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL() just says "not part of
>this exception grant"....

With all respect to Linus, I don't believe that module insertion is an
exclusive right granted to authors that is within Linus' legal power as holder
of the Copyright to the kernel to grant or to restrict. Does Microsoft have
a legal right to disallow any third-party drivers from
registering themselves with the OS? Does Linus?

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