Re: [PATCH 01/12] thinkpad_ec: New driver for ThinkPad embedded controller access

From: Olaf Hering
Date: Sun Aug 06 2006 - 12:39:28 EST

On Sun, Aug 06, 2006 at 10:55:51AM -0400, Theodore Tso wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 06, 2006 at 01:44:02PM +0300, Shem Multinymous wrote:

> > Can you please be more specific? What purpose does this exclusion
> > serve, that would be realistically achieved otherwise? You already
> > have a GPL license from the author, and a way to contact and uniquely
> > identify the author.
> For legal reasons, we need a way to to contact and identify the author
> in the real world, not just in cyberspace, and a pseudonym doesn't
> meet that requirement.

In that context, even an anonymous mailer like gmail and the like is
questionable. But, I'm sure one get a domain with faked address data
in the whois database.
Where would you draw the line?
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