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SubjectRe: Dual-Licensing Linux Kernel with GPL V2 and GPL V3
Scott Preece wrote:
> On 6/19/07, Al Boldi <> wrote:
> > Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> > > Tivo didn't make the Linux success. More Tivos can definitely undo it.
> >
> > I don't think so.
> >
> > First, it's not Linux that made success, but rather GNU that uses Linux
> > as its kernel. And, believe it or not, when people say Linux, they
> > really mean GNU. People could care less what kernel they were running,
> > as long as the system is up and runs the procs that offer their
> > services.
> ---
> Actually, for use in devices (like TiVos or cell phones), it is very
> definitely the kernel that is of interest. Many such devices use
> little or no GNU software (some manufacturers have consciously avoided
> it because of the possibility of shifts like the GPLv3 changes).

Sure, but was it Linux in embedded devices that made Linux what it is today,
or was it GNU/Linux?



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