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

From: Alexandre Oliva
Date: Thu Jun 14 2007 - 15:50:52 EST

On Jun 14, 2007, Greg KH <greg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> The FSF required copyright assignment to themselves in order to accept
> the changes from the developers.

For many strategic projects, but not all of them.

> So the FSF owns the whole copyright and can change things whenever
> they want, to whatever license they want.

This is not true. Have you ever read the copyright assignment
contract? It very clearly constrains the ways the FSF can release the

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