lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2007]   [Jun]   [14]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    SubjectRe: Dual-Licensing Linux Kernel with GPL V2 and GPL V3
    From
    Date
    On Jun 14, 2007, Florin Malita <fmalita@gmail.com> wrote:

    > Alexandre Oliva wrote:
    >> On Jun 14, 2007, Daniel Hazelton <dhazelton@enter.net> wrote:
    >>
    >>>> When they download the software, they get another copy, and they have
    >>>> a right to modify that copy.

    >>> But you get the TiVO corporations copy of the software?

    >> Yes. The customer gets the copy that TiVO stored in the hard disk in
    >> the device it sells. And it's that copy that the customer is entitled
    >> to modify because TiVO is still able to modify it.

    > No, by this twisted logic Tivo *cannot* modify that particular copy
    > any more than you can. They can modify *another* copy (just like you)
    > and they can *replace* the copy in your device with the new version
    > (unlike you).

    Again, replacing is one form of modification.

    What do you think you do when you save a modified source file in your
    editor?

    --
    Alexandre Oliva http://www.lsd.ic.unicamp.br/~oliva/
    FSF Latin America Board Member http://www.fsfla.org/
    Red Hat Compiler Engineer aoliva@{redhat.com, gcc.gnu.org}
    Free Software Evangelist oliva@{lsd.ic.unicamp.br, gnu.org}
    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
    More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2007-06-14 20:33    [W:0.020 / U:30.376 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site