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Re: linux gpl question

On Fri, Apr 26, 2002 at 06:40:41PM -0500, David Starner wrote:
> Not by my understanding. A patch will include generally include pieces
> of the kernel source, and only make sense in the context of the kernel.
> That makes it a derivative work of the kernel.

In theory, one could design a patch format that doesn't include any
context data; it wouldn't be very useful or robust, but it could be
done.  Would the patch still be considered a DW?  The patch is still
representing a DW of the kernel source.

Glenn Maynard

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