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SubjectRe: Dual-Licensing Linux Kernel with GPL V2 and GPL V3
On Jun 20, 2007, "Jesper Juhl" <> wrote:

> On 19/06/07, Alexandre Oliva <> wrote:
>> On Jun 18, 2007, Linus Torvalds <> wrote:
>> > In the GPLv3 world, we have already discussed in this thread how you can
>> > follow the GPLv3 by making the TECHNICALLY INFERIOR choice of using a ROM
>> > instead of using a flash device.
>> Yes. This is one option that doesn't bring any benefits to anyone.
>> It maintains the status quo for users and the community, but it loses
>> the ability for the vendor to upgrade, fix or otherwise control the
>> users. Bad for the vendor.

> Also bad for the user

We already know the vendor doesn't care about the user, so why should
we take this into account when analyzing the reasoning of the vendor?

The rest of your paragraph was covered in what I wrote, BTW.

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