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Re: Broken A20 gate handling (about GPL)

From: Hollis Blanchard
Subject: Re: Broken A20 gate handling (about GPL)
Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2005 11:13:58 -0500

On Jul 1, 2005, at 7:43 AM, Ludovic Drolez wrote:

Marco Gerards wrote:
I think it is not possible for us to use syslinux/isolinux code I
think.  For GRUB the copyrights need to be assigned to the FSF before
a patch can be applied.


There's no such requirement in the GNU GPL ! (and syslinux is GPLed)

If collaborative work is impossible with grub, then grub is not licensed under the GPL.

It's not about the GPL, it's about FSF projects: Papers.html#Copyright-Papers

Yes, it is a real pain, and inhibits development, which is true with most lawyerly things.


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