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SubjectRe: kernel 2.6.8 pwc patches and counterpatches

> On Fri, 27 Aug 2004, Prakash K. Cheemplavam wrote:
>
>>Intersting, that in the legal case, people are having a bad feeling,
>>but
>>in illegal case of doing reverse-engineering, drivers make it into the
>>kernel...
>
>
>It's not a matter of legal/illegal, like Linus pointed out; it's a
>matter of respecting Nemosoft's work and not stabbing him in the back.


OK and if the authors of, say, SMP support say "back it out", Linux ends
up without SMP support. Cool.

GPL is GPL. Period.

I think it's enough courtesy to say "Thank you".


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