Re: [Swsusp-devel] lzf license

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Thu Mar 25 2004 - 10:19:58 EST


> > Linking BSD w/o advertising with kernel is okay, but it would taint
> > the kernel, and is bad idea w.r.t. patents, anyway. Dual BSD/GPL is
> > better way to go.
> Well, if there is any problem with relicensing the code as GPL, let me
> know. I offered to change the license to make this smoother, but lots of
> kernel code came from a bsd license and was relicensed before.
> If there are problems with that, I'd like to hear. I see no point in
> keeping the code out just because it isn't gpl, but I don't see a point
> in making the original distribution dual licensed for no reason. (and, as
> I said, there is lots of bsd-derived code in the kernel and I am _really_
> keen on getting rid of any problems that forbid relicensing).

So if Nigel takes the BSD license out and replaces it with GPL,
thats okay with you?
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