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Date:	Wed, 14 Feb 2007 23:09:59 -0800
From:	"v j" <vj.linux@...il.com>
To:	"Trent Waddington" <trent.waddington@...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

I am well aware of what Greg KHs position is, in fact he is the reason
I started the whole rant. This is only a plea to the "higher
authorities". Linus, please save Linux!

vj

On 2/14/07, Trent Waddington <trent.waddington@...il.com> wrote:
> 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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