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Re: [gNewSense-users] BSD code

From: Peter and Jesse
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] BSD code
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 19:28:30 -0700

> > Sam, Would you be willing to contact kernel-devel? You seem to have a
> > better idea of the issues at hand than I do. If so, another thing you
> > might want to mention is that both of the files have
> > MODULE_LICENSE("Dual BSD/GPL") in them. I'm not sure how that fits in.
> >  Peter
> > 
> Ah, I didn't know that macro was in there. I was also considering that 
> the words "copyright" and "license" are somewhat interchangeable (but I 
> don't know for sure because English is not my mother tongue). All in 
> all, I think we're left with a pretty weak case just to make some minor 
> changes to a comment and we're probably making too much of a fuss about 
> it. All the evidence points to the license being modified BSD which is 
> all that matters to gNewSense.
> If you still want me to contact kernel-devel, I will. But I'm willing to 
> let the issue go and just accept the code.

Sounds good to me. I'll make sure the wiki site has all the appropriate
information for the two files.

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