Re: GPLv3 Position Statement

From: Russell King
Date: Mon Sep 25 2006 - 05:06:37 EST

On Mon, Sep 25, 2006 at 10:53:14AM +0200, Michiel de Boer wrote:
> For what it's worth, i support RMS and his fight for free software fully.
> I support the current draft of the GPL version 3 and am very dissapointed
> it will not be adopted as is.

Let me stop you there. The kernel has had far too many contributors
submit code under "GPLv2 only" to allow it to be universally relicensed
as GPLv3, even if we _wanted_ to do that.

So the question about adoption of GPLv3 is largely irrelevant for the

If you think otherwise, please seek expert legal advice.

Russell King
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux -
maintainer of: 2.6 Serial core
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