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    SubjectRe: Need to pay to use the word "Linux" in commercial products/services!
    On Tue, 25 Nov 2008, andy wrote:

    > I found it a bit strange that the word "Linux" has to be licensed!
    > The "word" is protected under GPL v2, as it is appear first in 1991
    > in GPL code. Trademarks and Patents are not allowed in GPL!
    > The registration of the name at later point of time, and now the
    > licensing terms are very confusing to me, could someone help
    > me to understand better please?

    1. Trademarks are definantly allowed with GPL code.

    2. what are you referring to when you say the work Linux has to be

    David Lang

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