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SubjectRe: Honest does not pay here ...
"Adam J. Richter" <> writes:

> I believe that the illegality of proprietary kernel modules
>has resulting in more GPL-compatible kernel code than without such
>a restriction.

What people like you don't understand is, that there no such thing as
a "illegal proprietary kernel module" according to the GPL.

There is only an "illegal distribution of a proprietary binary kernel
module with the linux kernel" under the GPL.

If Andres' customers are happy with getting a binary only module for
use with their kernel, there is no violation of the GPL by Andre.

Henning (writing this on a computer with the nvidia
module loaded and happy about it. And
completely within the boundaries of the
GPL. No matter what RMS says).

Dipl.-Inf. (Univ.) Henning P. Schmiedehausen -- Geschaeftsfuehrer
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