Re: GPL Violation?
From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Fri Aug 18 2006 - 13:54:12 EST
On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 05:03:03AM -0400, Patrick McFarland wrote:
> On Thursday 17 August 2006 04:02, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > This is _your personal interpretation_ of what consists a "derived work"
> > under the GPL.
> > This is a known grey area that has AFAIK not yet been brought to court
> > in any country, and neither your personal opinion on this issue nor my
> > personal opinion on this issue can replace legel advice.
> And I never said anything different. Stop being hostile to other's opinions.
> LKML isn't the place for a flamewar.
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Closed source modules are lame, and against the spirit of open source, but
that still doesn't make them against the license.
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And exactly the question whether modules with not GPL compatible
licences are against the license is the grey area.
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