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    SubjectRe: New proposed DRM interface design
    On Sun, 05 Sep 2004 13:07:37 +0100, Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:
    > On Sad, 2004-09-04 at 19:03, Jon Smirl wrote:
    > > This does add some work to the BSD developers but it would make all of
    > > the new code that doesn't copy preexisting GPL code fair game. I have
    > > no problem marking any new code I write as being BSD licensed, I just
    > > don't want to rewrite 80,000 lines of fbdev code.
    >
    > If DRI stays the way it is currently licensed no problems arise anyway
    > (beyond proprietary people reusing DRI code, which given the license is
    > presumably the intent)
    >
    If I copy GPL pieces of fbdev in to the DRM drivers it will pollute
    the BSD license and turn it into GPL.



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