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

From: Alan Cox
Date: Wed Jun 13 2007 - 21:42:46 EST

> I haven't looked into what Harald Welte did, but I'd be surprised if someone
> tried following suit in America and had as much success.

One of the distinct advantages of German law over the US system (and to a
large extent the UK system its based upon) is that German law favours
justice over money.

> > AFAIK there haven't been any court rulings on this issue, and it could
> > even be that courts in different countries will decide differently.
> Agreed.

That in theory shouldn't happen as the conventions on copyright are
supposed to stop that mess occuring.
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