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Date:	Sun, 6 May 2012 17:28:54 +0300
From:	"Rémi Denis-Courmont" <>
Subject: Re: Implementing RFCs from IETF

Le dimanche 6 mai 2012 17:15:08 Onkar, vous avez écrit :
> > But the copyright license does prevent example code from being copied
> > into the kernel (or any other GPL piece), in many cases.
> If the RFC proposes some solution to existing problem and this solution
> is proposed by some guys , at say CISCO or IBM , then does that solution
> have some kind of copyright which prevents people form other companies
> from implementing the RFC in the Linux kernel ?

Please refer to the copyright statements found in the RFC. netdev is not the 
right place for lawyering.

> > Also some RFC have IPR separate claims.
> If possible , can you please give me one example on this as a reference.

You can find them on the IETF website.

Rémi Denis-Courmont
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