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Date:	Thu, 15 Feb 2007 17:02:15 +1000
From:	"Trent Waddington" <trent.waddington@...il.com>
To:	"v j" <vj.linux@...il.com>
Cc:	"Neil Brown" <neilb@...e.de>, "Dave Jones" <davej@...hat.com>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: GPL vs non-GPL device drivers

On 2/15/07, v j <vj.linux@...il.com> wrote:
> If adding closed drivers to Linux is illegal, I am perfectly fine with
> that. Just say so. I am not at a dead-end yet, until you make that
> statement. Once you make that statement, then all bets are off. I am
> betting that most companies will not even consider Linux as an
> alternative in the embedded space if this were the case.

Greg KH has already made that statement.

http://www.kroah.com/log/linux/ols_2006_keynote.html

half way down, "Closed source Linux kernel modules are illegal".  As
was said, welcome to 6 months ago.

Trent
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