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SubjectRe: GPL vs non-GPL device drivers
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On Thu, 2007-02-15 at 22:25 -0800, v j wrote:
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> No, just that the trend is disturbing. If enough Kernel Developers
> choose to write their Software in a way that prevents others from
> using it freely, then that is troubling. Especially when these Kernel

You can use it freely - your definitions of "free" and "closed" are
broken (at least on LKML).

> Developers are substituting existing interfaces in the Kernel with
> ones that are NEW and require specific licenses.

That claimed "specific license" is the very same license that the rest
of the kernel has since day 1. So what?

Bernd
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