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Re: Plan to release a gplv3 compliant debian-based release


On Fri, Jul 05, 2013 at 04:28:13PM +0200, Svante Signell wrote:
> On Fri, 2013-07-05 at 16:14 +0300, Uoti Urpala wrote:
> Since this discussion took place in 2006, the Linux as a whole would
> probably be too old to be intersting. However, there are big chunks of
> current code having the 'or (at your option) any later version' clause,
> and this software is definitely usable in GPLv3 sense. Not all Linux
> kernel developers agreed with Linus decision at the time, Alan Cox being
> one of them.
> > Similar licensing issues apply to other projects too though, so you
> > should try to avoid spreading incorrect information.
> Thank you Uoti, information given should be correct, everything else is
> to be treated as FUD.

That doesn't change the fact that hand-waiving about having a Debian
port based parts of kernels from 10 years ago is off-topic on -devel
until you show us the code.

So please drop this thread now.



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