Re: GPL Violation?

From: Ian Stirling
Date: Fri Aug 18 2006 - 08:49:36 EST

David Woodhouse wrote:
On Fri, 2006-08-18 at 00:45 +0100, Ian Stirling wrote:
With the appropriate disclaimers on the box, it cannot function
incorrectly, as you will know that the thumb-print reader won't
work if you upgrade the kernel, and if you intend to do so,
you don't buy.

As far as I can tell, the GPL does not contain the text "if you are
shipping a commercial product don't really want to comply with this
licence, you can just put a disclaimer on the box of your product and
that's OK instead".

Sorry, I was tired, and misread that you were making the
'not merely an archive' point as an argument for why the module
was a derived work, which makes little sense.
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