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    SubjectRe: Dual-Licensing Linux Kernel with GPL V2 and GPL V3
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    Alexandre Oliva wrote:
    > On Jun 17, 2007, "Gabor Czigola" <czigola@gmail.com> wrote:
    > > I wonder why the linux kernel development community couldn't propose
    > > an own GPL draft (say v2.2) that is "as free as v2" and that includes
    > > some ideas (from v3) that are considered as good (free, innovative, in
    > > the spirit of whatever etc.) by the majority of the kernel developers.
    >
    > For one, because the text of the GPL is copyrighted by the FSF, and
    > licensed without permission for modification. And that's as it should
    > be, you don't want others to modify the terms of the license you chose
    > for your code, do you?

    Wow!

    Under what circumstances would it be possible to receive permission for
    modification?


    Thanks for being GPL!

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    Al

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