Re: GPLv3 Position Statement

From: Sergey Panov
Date: Tue Sep 26 2006 - 21:12:13 EST

On Fri, 2006-09-22 at 11:15 -0500, James Bottomley wrote:
> Over the past decade, the Linux Operating System has shown itself to be far
> and away the most successful Open Source operating system in history.
> However, it certainly wasn't the first such open source operating system
> and neither is it currently the only such operating system.

Fuzzy (but realistic) logic:

kernel != operating_system

operating_system > kernel

operating_system - kernel = 0

kernel - (operating_system - kernel) < 0

The Q. I'd like to know the answer to is:
What part of the (operating_system - kernel) part is ready to adopt

Another (license compatibility) Q. is:
If the (operating_system - kernel) is re-licensed under v.3 and
the kernel is still under v.2 , would it be possible to distribute
combination (kernel + (operating_system - kernel)) ?

The last Q. is how good is the almost forgotten Hurd kernel?

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