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SubjectRE: The GPL: No shelter for the Linux kernel?
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> Now that you raise it: I think developers can already have done that
> if they wish - properly name author and conditions who may possibly
> change the license to what. Not that I have seen such code yet, but you
> never know.
>
> Jan Engelhardt

That's true. Nothing prevents a kernel contributor from including with his
code an offer to license that same code under different conditions. However,
the more I think about Linus' point, the more I realize how hard it is to
write such an offer that wouldn't be likely to do more harm than good.

DS


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