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SubjectRe: [PATCH] USB: mark USB drivers as being GPL only
Alan Cox wrote:
>> No. Holders of Linux copyrights would have to prove that the
>> proprietary code is derived from the kernel. They have the burden of
>> proof, and defence needs merely show that their arguments are wrong.
>>
>
> Wrong again. In civil law in the USA and most of europe the test is
> "balance of probability".
>


No, I'm right. The word "proof" is appropriate in context. (I write in
plain English, not Legalese.) I certainly didn't intend "proof" to mean
"mathematically certain." Anybody who pretends that proof in court
means that must be ignorant or trying to deceive.


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