Re: Dual-Licensing Linux Kernel with GPL V2 and GPL V3

From: Alexandre Oliva
Date: Wed Jun 13 2007 - 20:57:18 EST

On Jun 13, 2007, JÃrn Engel <joern@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Wed, 13 June 2007 14:33:07 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> The beauty of the GPLv2 is exactly that it's a "tit-for-tat" license, and
>> you can use it without having to drink the kool-aid.

> One could even add that "tit-for-tat" appears to be the best strategy
> in game theory for continuous runs of the prisoners dilemma.

It is, indeed.

Now the remaining piece of the proof is to show that the GPLv2 is

Alexandre Oliva
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Red Hat Compiler Engineer aoliva@{,}
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