Re: Device Tree Blob (DTB) licence

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Mon Jun 22 2015 - 08:57:41 EST

On Mon 2015-05-25 02:14:28, Rob Landley wrote:
> On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 2:27 PM, Yann Droneaud <ydroneaud@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I've added licensing@xxxxxxxx in Cc: in my previous message to have an
> > advice on this subject, but I failed to notice licensing@xxxxxxx
> > is not a mailing list: I was assigned request ID [ #1017262].
> >
> > Regards.
> They're also not an unbiased source. Their job is to reply "you should
> license it under GPLv3" without actually looking at your message.
> (This is a slight oversimplification, they may instead recomend the
> GFDL. They will never _not_ recommend one of their licenses.)

Actually, I got FSF to change license on piece of code from GPLv2 to LGPLv2
before. They are not completely evil :-).

> Personally, I'm sad we're starting to get ACPI for arm but if device
> tree data files are only available under GPL, people will hold their
> nose and deploy ACPI.

(cesky, pictures)
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