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SubjectRe: Dual-Licensing Linux Kernel with GPL V2 and GPL V3
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On Jun 13, 2007, Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:

> On Wed, 13 Jun 2007, Alan Cox wrote:

>> > find offensive, so I don't choose to use it. It's offensive because Tivo
>> > never did anything wrong, and the FSF even acknowledged that. The fact

>> Not all of us agree with this for the benefit of future legal
>> interpretation.

> Well, even the FSF lawyers did,

Or rather they didn't think an attempt to enforce that in the US would
prevail (or so I'm told). That's not saying what TiVo did was right,
and that's not saying that what TiVo did was permitted by the license.
Only courts of law can do that.

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