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SubjectRe: Monta Vista software license terms
On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 01:17:57PM -0500, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> Would kernel hackers care if Monta Vista stopped contributing its kernel
> development to the community entirely, but give it only to its customers?

The only mvista people that I see actively contributing are those that were
part of the linux community even before working for mvista..

> Now it should be said that Monta Vista is giving away to the community most
> of its kernel changes, and even preaching for their inclusion in Linus' tree
> or the different architecture specific projects. That's beyond the GPL
> requirements. When that doesn't happen, it's usually because the code is
> either too ugly for general acceptance, of low usefulness but to one
> specific customer, or because the customer asked not to publish, or due to a
> lack of time to process say source.

Just put up your damn source tree so people can look at it like every one else
does. That is the whole point!

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