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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add max6902 RTC support
    On Tue, May 30, 2006 at 11:55:00PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > Ian Campbell <ijc@hellion.org.uk> wrote:
    > > On Tue, 2006-05-30 at 15:01 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    ...
    > > (a) The contribution was created in whole or in part by me and I
    > > have the right to submit it under the open source license
    > > indicated in the file; or
    > >
    > > (b) The contribution is based upon previous work that, to the
    > > best of my knowledge, is covered under an appropriate open
    > > source license and I have the right under that license to submit
    > > that work with modifications, whether created in whole or in
    > > part by me, under the same open source license (unless I am
    > > permitted to submit under a different license), as indicated in
    > > the file; or
    >
    > Yes, I think that would work, if Rafael is prepared to make that assertion.
    >
    > If so, please send along a few words describing where the Compulab code
    > came from and some substantiation of your belief that it was appropriately
    > licensed. (It probably had some license words at the top of the file..)
    The compulab code comes from the kernel patch the produce for their
    cn-x255 board. (inside a zip file on the
    http://www.compulab.co.il/x255/html/x255-developer.htm)

    The original file (drivers/char/max6902.c) was GPL, which is of course
    an appropriate licence:

    /*
    * max6902.c
    *
    * Driver for MAX6902 RTC
    *
    * Copyright (C) 2004 Compulab Ltd.
    *
    *
    * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
    * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as
    * published by the Free Software Foundation.
    *
    *
    */

    For reference, you can get the original file here:
    http://raph.people.8d.com/misc/max6902.c

    Regards,
    Raphael Assenat

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