Re: Sun's ZFS and Linux

From: Tarkan Erimer
Date: Sun Nov 20 2005 - 16:11:49 EST

On 11/19/05, Theodore Ts'o <tytso@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> That wouldn't be a "port", it would have to be a complete
> reimplementation from scratch. And, of course, of further concern
> would be whether or not there are any patents that Sun may have filed
> covering ZFS. If the patents have only been licensed for CDDL
> licensed code, then that won't help a GPL'ed covered reimplementation.

Thanks for the explanation. BTW, I wonder something: Is there any
possibility to give GPL an exception to include and/or link to CDDL

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