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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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