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Re: what is the current status of GPL v3

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: what is the current status of GPL v3
Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 15:04:20 +0200

David Kastrup wrote:
> Alexander Terekhov <> writes:
> > "Alfred M. Szmidt" wrote:
> > [...]
> >> holders.  Like Linux, or is Linux also a compilation according to you?
> >
> > Linux is a compilation according to copyright law.
> Depends on what you call "Linux".  A typical GNU/Linux distribution
> certainly is (Alfred's opinion notwithstanding).  The kernel alone,
> however, is rather a composite work derived and authored by several
> parties.  Its components are no longer independent bodies of work.

Why don't you simply check it yourself. There's tons of separate and
independent bodies of code in the Linux kernel and they are even 
under different licenses.


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