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

From: Alexandre Oliva
Date: Thu Jun 14 2007 - 00:58:54 EST

On Jun 14, 2007, Bron Gondwana <brong@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Tivo gets sick of the endless flamewars on lkml, signs a copy
> of QNX, pushes it out to the hardware. No more Linux on Tivo.

What do we lose?

Do we actually get any benefit whatsoever from TiVO's choice of Linux
as the kernel for its device?

Do TiVO customers lose anything from the change from one non-Free
software to another? (the Linux binary, as shipped in the TiVO, has
become non-Free)

Alexandre Oliva
FSF Latin America Board Member
Red Hat Compiler Engineer aoliva@{,}
Free Software Evangelist oliva@{,}
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