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SubjectRe: Linux-2.6.12
On Tue, Jun 21, 2005 at 07:17:55AM -0400, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

> >> Bullshit. The source is available to anybody who wants it.
> >Great. Then please explain why you pull off this kind of crap..
> >(DataLink/license.c)
> Because it's true.

kernel/module.c:1259 disagrees with you.

static inline int license_is_gpl_compatible(const char *license)
{
return (strcmp(license, "GPL") == 0
|| strcmp(license, "GPL v2") == 0
|| strcmp(license, "GPL and additional rights") == 0
|| strcmp(license, "Dual BSD/GPL") == 0
|| strcmp(license, "Dual MPL/GPL") == 0);
}
> >MODULE_LICENSE("GPL\0 They won't allow GPL/BSD anymore!");

AFAICS, this is just plain deception. I suggest reading
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=108304056922350&w=2
especially the part about talking to lawyers.

Dave

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