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

From: Alexandre Oliva
Date: Thu Jun 14 2007 - 02:03:20 EST

On Jun 13, 2007, david@xxxxxxx wrote:

> since the latest draft of the GPLv3 now discriminates against some
> uses (industrial vs commercial I think are the terms used)

A "User Product" is either (1) a "consumer product," which means any
tangible personal property which is normally used for personal,
family, or household purposes, or (2) anything designed or sold for
incorporation into a dwelling.

> does it even qualify as a Open Source lincense anymore by the OSI
> terms?

The definition is about the hardware, not the software, so it may
still qualify.

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