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    SubjectRe: Dual-Licensing Linux Kernel with GPL V2 and GPL V3
    On Jun 14, 2007, Florin Malita <> wrote:

    > Alexandre Oliva wrote:
    >> On Jun 14, 2007, Daniel Hazelton <> 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

    Alexandre Oliva
    FSF Latin America Board Member
    Red Hat Compiler Engineer aoliva@{,}
    Free Software Evangelist oliva@{,}
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