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Re: GPL-ed code in a driver for a proprietary OS


From: Valter Minute
Subject: Re: GPL-ed code in a driver for a proprietary OS
Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2007 05:09:20 -0800
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> Hi all,
> 
> I'm wondering what the general consensus is on the legitimacy of
> using GPL-ed code in a driver for a proprietary operating system,
> in my particular case to generate a file system driver for Windows
> CE. 
[...]

I agree about the other comments, since this is a gray area, not using 
the code will keep you 100% safe...
If you really need to use that code, you may check if the author of 
that code can provide it with a different license or can authorize you 
to use his code in the way you need.

-- 
Valter Minute
www.fortechembeddedlabs.it 
Training, support and development for Windows CE
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