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SubjectRe: [PATCH] sockreg2.4.5-05 inet[6]_create() register/unregister
> 1) Why would you limit people's ability to use solutions that are
> not open source? I mean, you don't do it in user space, so why
> bother doing it in the kernel? Doesn't the eventual goal of

It would be a nightmare to support or maintain and would be bad for the
Linux kernel. A random app is completely seperate so doesnt harm kernel

> 2) Why won't Linux take FreeBSD OSL'd code into the kernel without
> also requiring a dual license which also allows for the GNU GPL?

On legal advice. The BSD license has insufficient protection against
a variety of patent related problems.


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