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Re: DRAFT for a GR proposal concerning the Sarge release

On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 06:02:40PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> 	The former is fine, this merely reinstates the former release
>  policy. But wilfully distributing software that violates the license
>  it is shipped under is illegal; and we no longer have a right to
>  distribute it.

Firstly, where are the GPL violations? All I see in the kernel is DFSG
violations. Those sourceless embedded codes aren't being linked against
the kernel in any way at all.

Secondly, when did violating the license become "illegal"? IANAL
but isn't a license a form of contract and therefore a civil matter?
You spoke of jail time but I can't see how that's relevant. Actually
it's just FUD.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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