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SubjectRe: Dual-Licensing Linux Kernel with GPL V2 and GPL V3
On 6/10/07, <> wrote:
> On Sun, 10 Jun 2007, Tarkan Erimer wrote:
> >> > And maybe another questions should be : How long a copyright owner can
> >> > hold the copyright, if died or lost for sometime ? if died, the
> >> > copyright still should be valid or not ? If lost, what the law orders at
> >> > this point for copyright holding ?
> >>
> >> I believe that in the US it's life + 90 years.
> >>
> >> David Lang
> > Hmm... Really,it is damn too much time to wait! It's really better idea to
> > replace the code of this person as said before instead of waiting such 90+
> > years!
> exactly, however as others are pointing out, there are a lot of active
> developers who do not agree with some of the key points of the GPLv3
> (including Linus), so until you convince them that the GPLv3 is better it

Last heard, Linus was quite impressed with the toned down version of
the final draft of GPLv3. I think Linus, and other major developers
should make their stand on this issue clear so that the kernel
community can discuss the future steps.
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