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Re: The worst that can happen to GPLed code

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: The worst that can happen to GPLed code
Date: 21 Jun 2004 20:11:30 +0200
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Alexander Terekhov <> writes:

> David Kastrup wrote:
> [...]
> > So you have discovered that Linus changed his mind in the last 10
> Yeah. It's just fun to watch it. The latest hit: "As it is, the kernel 
> requires modules to tell it their license, and if you lie to it, that 
> is not only potentially violating the DMCA, it's also likely a crime 
> under regular copyright laws (ie you are knowingly misrepresenting a 
> license - in this case the license of the binary part, and that's not 
> legal either)."

Care to explain how Linus could have taken the DMCA into account in 1995?

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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