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Date:	Fri, 2 Feb 2007 08:30:01 +1000
From:	"Trent Waddington" <>
To:	"Jon Masters" <>
Cc:	"Jan Engelhardt" <>,
	"Linux Kernel Mailing List" <>,
	"Andrew Morton" <>,
	"Alexey Dobriyan" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Ban module license tag string termination trick

On 2/2/07, Jon Masters <> wrote:
> Ok. I totally dig the *idea* here - I mean, this issue has been ongoing
> for a long time now. But I'd like to see a few comments as to whether we
> need a technological mechanism here to enforce the obvious. To me, it
> just seems totally obvious (any legal comment?) that early C string
> termination is undermining the intent of the MODULE_LICENSE tag.

I'm not a lawyer, but I can tell you exactly what a lawyer would say:

  "well, ya know, it's hard to say when it comes to these issues"

that's the answer to *any* copyright question.  :)

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