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Re: GPL 2(b) HUH?

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: GPL 2(b) HUH?
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2008 16:26:48 +0200

Ben Pfaff wrote:
> Linux is not designed to support pluggable schedulers, and in
> fact Linus has expressly said that he does not want Linux to
> easily support dropping in alternate schedulers.  Thus,
> implementing a new scheduler in Linux is fairly likely to require
> significant modifications to Linux outside the new scheduler
> itself.

"Significant modifications to Linux outside the new scheduler itself"
may well constitute a derivative work. But that don't change the status
of the new scheduler itself being entirely original and not a derivative
work. Grok it now?


(GNG is a derecursive recursive derecursion which pwns GNU since it can 
be infinitely looped as GNGNGNGNG...NGNGNG... and can be said backwards 
too, whereas GNU cannot.)

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