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Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] To implement WiMAX with GnuRadio or not?

From: Alexander Chemeris
Subject: Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] To implement WiMAX with GnuRadio or not?
Date: Sat, 28 May 2011 15:58:48 +0400

Anti-tivoization is one of main differences (but not the only), but
it's about a different issue.

On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 05:14, Colby Boyer <address@hidden> wrote:
> Isn't the main difference between v2 and v3 the "Tivo Exception" as
> the call it? Not sure.
> I guess I should add  IANAL.  TINLA.
> :P
> On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 3:32 PM, Marcus D. Leech <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> How do the companies write closed-source drivers for the Linux Kernel
>>> without running into GPL2 issues? I can only recall that there is a
>>> "user-land" and a "kernel-land" driver, where the "kernel-land" is the
>>> only part that is open source. Is this correct?
>>> Perhaps that method could work well?
>> I thought GPLV2 was less onerous in this regard, and that case-law had
>> established that a loadable kernel driver didn't necessarily get
>>  infected by the GPL virus.  IANAL.  TINLA.  Etc.
>> The last kernel driver I worked on we were planning to open-source as a way
>> of encouraging people to buy  our (very closed-source!) chips.
>>  Project fell apart before we hit market.  Sigh.
>> --
>> Marcus Leech
>> Principal Investigator
>> Shirleys Bay Radio Astronomy Consortium
>> http://www.sbrac.org
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