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SubjectRe: Linux GPL and binary module exception clause?
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On Wednesday 10 December 2003 10:07, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> Trust me, when you said that the GPL is badly written, you have no clue
> what you're talking about. It's a very solid license, and your rants about
> it have no basis in fact. I personally actually like the OSL slightly
> better in the way it was written (see opensource.org), but your arguments
> against the GPL are just fundamentally wrong.

I believe OSL's patent termination clause would have prevented IBM from using
patents in its counter-suit against SCO.

This license stuff isn't quite as easy as it looks. :)

> Linus

Rob
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