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Re: Linux kernel complete licence check, Q.15

Scripsit Giacomo Catenazzi <cate@debian.org>

>   *      This code is derived from work by
>   *              Ross Biro       :       Writing the original IP stack
>   *              Fred Van Kempen :       Tidying up the TCP/IP

>   *      All the material in this file is subject to the Gnu license 
> version 2.

>   *      Portions Copyright (c) 1995 Caldera, Inc. <greg@caldera.com>
>   *      Neither Greg Page nor Caldera, Inc. admit liability nor provide
>   *      warranty for any of this software. This material is provided
>   *      "AS-IS" and at no charge.

> This last sentence cause me some trouble.

I read it as standard warranty disclaimer language. My immediate
interpretation is that Caldera must have given the later author
permission to release under GPL - but since there is an email address
for the Caldera gyu in question, it might not hurt to write him and
ask if that interpretation is correct.

Henning Makholm                           "... a specialist in the breakaway
                           oxidation phenomena of certain nuclear reactors."

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