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

From: Bill Nottingham
Date: Thu Jun 14 2007 - 14:31:05 EST

Alexandre Oliva (aoliva@xxxxxxxxxx) said:
> > Sure, if they make any changes or fixes to Linux. Other than that,
> > only the same benefit that Microsoft get from Windows piracy - TiVo
> > employees become familiar with Linux and are more likely to use it
> > and maybe contribute more in another job later.
> Now, what if TiVO actually permitted all of its customers to make
> changes or fixes to Linux, and become familiar with it and become more
> likely to use it and maybe contribute more later?

a) there's nothing that prevents a Tivo user from changing or fixing
Linux completely outside of the Tivo
b) the 'interesting' bits that someone would modify the Tivo to change
*aren't actually the bits that everyone is kvetching about here*

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