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SubjectRe: Nasty Requirements for non-GPL Linux Kernel Modules?
alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox)  wrote on 09.05.01 in <E14xZNJ-00033f-00@the-village.bc.nu>:

> > you stand, it'll cost you around $15K and that, in my opinion, is fine.
> > If it isn't worth $15K to protect your code then it is worth so little to
> > you that there really is no good reason not to just GPL it from the start.
>
> Smart advice.

Problem is, the people making that decision are not always the people
wanting to distribute the work in question, in which case the argument
doesn't work.

I don't know more about this specific case than what was said in the
thread, but it sounds like a case in point.

MfG Kai
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