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Re: Can linux kernel claim it uses GPL v2?

From: kero552
Subject: Re: Can linux kernel claim it uses GPL v2?
Date: 7 Oct 2006 12:25:04 -0700
User-agent: G2/1.0

Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> Question: Can someone for example distribute
> 1. GStreamer, the LGPL library
> 2. Totem, a GPL playback application
> 3. The binary-only Sorenson decoder
> together in one distribution/operating system ?
> If not, what needs to be changed to make this possible ?
> Answer: This would be a problem, because the GStreamer and Totem
> licenses would forbid it. In order to link GStreamer to Totem, you
> need to use section 3 of the LGPL to convert GStreamer to GPL.

Just so you understand my curiosity: replace
Gstreamer with glibc
Totem with Linux kernel
Sorenson with Adobe reader.

Of course situation is different since layer is upside down, but it is

Please do not reply to this, I am starting to be sick with GPL
problems. I want to end this thread.
I wanted to understand a simple problem and got into a deep swamp. No

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